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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Digitization Services

Conservation Review

  • Judging from the examples given, DS and Conservation will determine if treatment is needed before digitization. 
    • Future handling with also be considered
  • The final fate of the documents will be decided by the Content Provider, Conservation, and Preservation.
  • Conservation treatment can be a lengthy process
    • May add significantly to the project timeline. 
  • If items are particularly fragile, the digitization process may be considered final-use
    • The physical objects will routed to Preservation for boxing and storage at the Oak Street Facility.