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Digitizing Collections: Software & Tools

A guide for digitizing collections for access and preservation.


  1. Planning 
  2. Selection
  3. Digitizing materials
  4. Processing files, creating master and access files
  5. Metadata creation or re-purposing
  6. Digital preservation of master files
  7. Presentation of access files in an online content management platform

Software & Tools

Software and Tools for digital preservation

Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR)
A registry of tools that are useful for digital preservation listed by function and content type.

Digital POWRR Tool list
This is a table showing the features of various preservation tools created by research done by Digital POWRR

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