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Title:Digital Migrations: A Case of Turn-of-the-Century Chicago-Immigrant Newspapers
Author(s):Schlaack, William; Oates, Anna I.
Subject(s):Preservation of newspapers
Access
Digitization
Microfilm preservation
Digital library
Abstract:This paper will illustrate a case study on the digitization and preservation of non-English newspapers at a large research institution in the United States, providing an overview of challenges present throughout the newspaper digitization lifecycle while focusing on aspects unique to non-English newspaper titles. The case study looks at the importance and relevance of the content; evaluates complications found during collation, such as identifying supplemental editions or standard weekly supplements; intricacies of updating cataloging records to accurately provide descriptive access; actions toward the long-term preservation and sustainability of digital content and digital access portals; errors and solutions for non-English OCR; and limitations of findability imposed by search engines. To best demonstrate the IDNP’s work towards access and sustainability, the paper will provide an overview of the U of I’s digital newspaper portal, Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections, and digital preservation efforts with the in-house digital repository, Medusa. These practical workflows will showcase the innovative role IDNP plays in newspaper reformatting best practices.
Issue Date:2018-04-18
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Type:Text
Other
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/101852
Rights Information:Copyright © 2018 by William Schlaack and Anna Oates. This work is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-10-09


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