Digitization Preparation

A newspaper being prepared for reformatting.

Overview of Services

Preparing collection items for digitization allows for optimum information capture and ensures that the physical item can be handled safely. These types of activities may include cleaning, mending tears into text, or splicing leader onto an audiotape.

The units below provide these services for the following types of materials:

Weissman Preservation Center: Special collections

Collections Care: General and circulating collections

Media Preservation: Audiovisual collections