Planning your project

Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness
Digitization Best Practices, 2nd ed. Susan Schreibman (Ed.), Office of Digital Collections and research, University of Maryland, College Park (4 May, 2007)
Project Management for Digitization Programs (3 videos and slides) by OurDigitalWorld
GHPL Digitization Project Manual (PDF)
Digitization in the Real World (Download PDF for $10) contains many interesting project stories, including:
“Digitizing a Newspaper Clippings Collection: a Case Study and Framework for Small-Scale Digital Projects”

Value-Added: Migrating & normalizing index records

See our work using Excel & Open Refine here

Making Newspapers Searchable: About OCR

How Good Can It Get? Analysing and Improving OCR Accuracy in Large Scale Historic Newspaper Digitisation Programs. Rose Holley, Manager – Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program D-Lib Magazine (March/April 2009)