Technical Leaflet 246: How to Plan Your Digitization Project
How to Plan Your Digitization Project is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #246 by Leigh A. Grinstead tackles outlines the steps necessary to undertake a digitization project, from considering audience and funding to the continued support and sustainability of the project. Digitization projects require research and feasibility studies just like any other museum project. Grinstead emphasizes understanding audience and collaboration for increased access to the digitized content. This leaflet explains the necessary steps for planning a digitization project and how to manage the workload rather than the technical tools for creating a digital database.