Presentation on theme: "Microfilm Digitization: Are You Ready for this? Panel Barry Arthur – Arkansas Democrat - Gazette Jody Habayeb – The Tampa Tribune Linda Lynn – The Daily."— Presentation transcript:
Microfilm Digitization: Are You Ready for this? Panel Barry Arthur – Arkansas Democrat - Gazette Jody Habayeb – The Tampa Tribune Linda Lynn – The Daily Oklahoman Moderator Michael Knoop - San Antonio Express-News
Third Wave zMicrofilm zText archive zMicrofilm digitization
Why do it at all? zWho is it for? yNewsroom yEducators yPublic at large z What is the benefit? yEntire paper available electronically yInternational access yEase of use yPrestige
Current vendors zHeritage Microfilm yhttp://www.heritage microfilm.com zMorris Digital Works yhttp://www.morris digitalworks.com/ yhttp://www.ancestry. com/ zNewsBank yhttp://www.newsbank.com z Olive yhttp://www.olive software.com/ z ProQuest yhttp://www.il. proquest.com/ z Cold North Wind yhttp://www.coldnorthwind. com/ yhttp://www.paperof record.com/
Panel Question 1 zWhose decision was it to digitize?
Panel Question 2 zHow was the cost determined?
Panel Question 3 zHow will you pay for it?
Panel Question 4 How do you prepare for it?
Panel Question 5 zWhat hidden/ surprise costs were there?
Panel Question 6 zHow do you make money off it?
Panel Question 7 zWhat time/ labor input from staff is involved?
Panel Question 8 zWhose decision was it to digitize?
Panel Question 9 zWhat period of time do you start with?
Panel Question 11 How are you hosted?
Panel Question 12 zCan you explain your search interface and results?
Panel Question 13 zWhat is the data format? Why?
Panel Question 14 zWhat is your marketing plan?
Panel Question 15 zDo you have a migration plan for future technologies?
Panel Question 16 zHow can others start preparing now?