Creating your Inventory
Content provider will organize content and create an inventory of candidates for digitization.
The inventory is used during digitization to track progress and is viewable by Content Providers. This will be a means of keeping stakeholders up to date on project progress.
Unique identifiers and bibids used for file naming
Depending on the status some content will use the archival fields rather than using Voyager look up feature the database. All objects must get a unique file name. There cannot be duplicates. Please adhere to the following conventions
Voyager Content Object Structure and File Naming Conventions
DS uses bibids whenever possible to name digital objects. These come from the Voyager catalog. Here are examples
Archival Content Object Structure and File Naming Conventions
For archival collections DS will use the records series from Archon or the given database the physical collection is managed in. We adhere to the following convention
Often records series or archival collections wont have a records series, box, folder, item and date for every item. Variations and Unique Identifiers are permitted but must adhere to teh following rules in order for content to be accepted for digitization.
Examples of Variations
Physical Object dropped off for digitization require the follow:
Medusa Database Inventory Template
Medusa Inventory Upload for Libraries