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Organizing for Digitization at Oregon State University: a Case Study and Comparison with {ARL} Libraries

TitleOrganizing for Digitization at Oregon State University: a Case Study and Comparison with {ARL} Libraries
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBoock, M
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Type of ArticleArticle
KeywordsDigital Collections, Digital Imaging, Digital Libraries - Organization, Digitization, Libraries - Organization
AbstractThis article presents a case study of how Oregon State University Libraries ({OSUL)} organized to accomplish digitization activities. Digitization activities are broken down into six major categories: management, copyright, digital imaging, metadata, hardware/software/web design, and selection. The {OSUL} departments responsible for tasks within each of these sets of responsibilities are identified. The {OSUL} experience of incorporating digitization responsibilities within the existing organizational structure is compared with the results of a previously conducted survey of {ARL} libraries. [{ABSTRACT} {FROM} {AUTHOR]} Copyright of Journal of Academic Librarianship is the property of Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)