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Digitizing Collections: Metadata Schema

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

Digital Collection Metadata Schema

What is a metadata schema?

A metadata schema (or metadata standard) establishes and defines data elements and the rules for using those elements to describe a resource.

Resources for Metadata Schema

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