Selecting paper-based and 3-dimensional objects for in-house digitization in the Olin Library Digital Lab

A high score will lead to materials being prioritized for digitization in the lab. Award points only for those categories and levels that apply to the candidate materials.

The answer to both of the following questions must be yes (if it is not, please contact the Digital Projects Librarian to discuss outsourcing digitization):

  • Is the candidate material paper-based or 3-dimensional?
  • Does the largest object measure less than 20×30 inches?
Selection Criteria 2 3 Notes
Ownership N/A

Materials are owned
by Wesleyan University

Materials are owned
by Wesleyan University Library
 
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Copyright Status for the materials includes:

Check only the category that most closely describes the majority of the candidate materials. Please include a note if there are in-copyright materials included or if there are privacy concerns with the content.

 N/A Unpublished or orphan works Public domain, open access or Creative Commons license, or Wesleyan owned copyright   
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 Significance of Materials N/A  Historic but not institutional value or vice versa Historic and institutional value   
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Who is the primary audience for the material? N/A  Supports the work of Wesleyan staff, administration, alumni, and parents Supports the work of current Wesleyan faculty and students   
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 Demand  N/A N/A Physical material is heavily used  
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 Organization and metadata  N/A Content is described and objects are organized Content is described and objects are organized. Description is in machine-readable form   
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Relationships to other collections and projects Content complements existing digital collections or will aid a digital project outside of Wesleyan, CTW, or the CTDA Content complements existing digital collections or will aid a digital project within CTW or the CTDA  Content complements existing digital collections or will aid a digital project at Wesleyan   
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Funding N/A N/A Materials are attached to external grant or donor funding  
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Preservation  N/A N/A The content is in danger of being lost due to the poor condition of the physical object  
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TOTAL SCORE