This section provides resources about archiving in news libraries. It includes a sample specification for a digital text/image archive system, a list of companies that make archiving systems, information about microfilming companies and vendors who digitize microfilm, a list of database enhancement terms for a photo archive, and a 1998 Visual Edge presentation.
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Archive Vendor List This list of vendors includes text and image archiving systems as well as workflow management and content management software.
Evaluating Vendors and Systems: The User Perspective This presentation from the 1996 SLA Annual Conference suggests some ways to examine archiving systems and their vendors.
Specifications This is a sample specification for a digital text/image archive system.
Vendors This list of vendors includes text and image archiving systems as well as workflow management and content management software.
Choosing a Microfilm Company: Points to Consider This page is based on discussions on Newslib about companies that microfilm. It gives pointers for people in the process of choosing a company to do their filming.
Quick and Dirty Guide to Microfilm Digitization Companies Linda S. Chapman of The Patriot Ledger compiled this list while researching options for digitizing her newspaper's microfilm.
The Era of Digital News Libraries: Practical Applications: Image Archiving This 1996 SLA Annual Conference presentation delves into some of the issues of archiving images in a digital environment.
Indexing Photographs - presentation from Visual Edge '98 This is a presentation Stephanie Willen Brown made at the 1998 Visual Edge seminar.
Text and Photo Database Enhancement Terms This is a list of keywords for digital news photo archives compiled by the News Division Task Force of the Special Libraries Division.
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