Presentation on theme: "High School Yearbook Digitization by OCI"— Presentation transcript:
1 High School Yearbook Digitization by OCI Oklahoma Correctional Industries,Oklahoma Department of Corrections
2 The Project: Free Digitization of High School Yearbooks Partners:Cary Leland at Oklahoma Correctional IndustriesKaren Ellis, Library Director, Taylor Public LibraryDiann Fox, School Librarian, Taylor High SchoolMelanie Catuogno, Yearbook Advisor, Taylor High School
4 Yes, and many libraries in Oklahoma and now Texas have been taking advantage of this free digitization.Still too good to be true?
5 Oklahoma Correctional Industries is the commercial arm of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. They do non-destructive scanning of print materials. The free yearbook scanning is their foot in the door—OCI offer other scanning & digitization services for a fee.
7 OCI will pay for shipping of the yearbooks OCI will pay for shipping of the yearbooks. Turnaround time is about 3-4 weeks.
8 Each page is scanned and saved as a separate jpeg image, at 300 ppi Each page is scanned and saved as a separate jpeg image, at 300 ppi. After scanning, you get a DVD of the scans. (And it’s easy to make more copies)
9 So, what’s the value in scanning your yearbooks?
10 1. Easy access 2. No more fear of razor blades 3. Happier homecomings 4. Record of overlooked history