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Keep file names concise and use meaningful abbreviations
Order elements from general to specific and consider how the files may sort in a directory.
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The Randall Library Digitization Unit primarily creates TIFFs as the original master file and generates access files, JPEG and PDF. We also work with audio, video, and many other file formats.
Digitization of Materials
Many types of projects require converting analog material to digital formats. We have expertise in digitization and are knowledgeable in digitization standards.
Contact us for consults regarding your independent projects or collaboration opportunities.
Where can you scan in Randall Library?
There are 4 scanners in the Learning Commons, and additional scanners by the TAC, freely available for student, faculty, and staff use. These scanners are each connected to computers allowing you to save, print and edit your scans.