This resource, from Culture24, looks at from choosing cameras, recorders and scanners and ensuring computer hardware and software are suitable, to selecting file formats and resolutions for images, sound recordings and videos, there is plenty to think about when you digitise. If you are copying documents or voice recordings, you may also want to consider optical character recognition (OCR) to capture text or a means of capturing the spoken word.
It asks the questions:
- What about conservation?
- Will my computer systems be up to the job?
- What equipment should I use?
- Can I capture data as well when I make a copy?
- What kind of file should I create?
Click the link at the right-hand side to view the resource on the Digital Pathways website