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Transcript of ALA_BornDigital_062014

Engaging New Partners
Natalie Milbrodt
Associate Coordinator, Metadata Services
Queens Library

photo: Dan Guarino
photo: Cori Blanco
photo: Christine Martinez
photo: Odelmo Paltooram

First Responders Journalists
Library Staff
Digital Photos
Scanned Historic Photos
Oral Histories
Scanned Ephemera
Metadata Services
Establishing a New Workflow

Accession procedures
Preliminary processing
Full archival processing

Preliminary Processing

File format migration / renaming
Donor folder complete?
Select highlights for immediate use
Save to preservation folder

Martha and Robert Oliver, May 2014
St. Albans Community History Event
Thank you!


Visit us online: www.queensmemory.org
Technical Services
Public Library Services
Digital Accession Form
Each donor's folder contains:
1. Digital objects
2. Accession form
3. Photo of donor
4. Signed release
5. Notes (metadata)

Consent form
Queens Library Operations
1) Ingestion of Data to NAS(Network Attached Storage with Data DE Duplication)
2) NAS Replication to DR (Disaster Recovery) Site
3) Backup of Data to both Physical and Virtual Tape Media
4) Shipment of Physical Media to a secured Third Party Site

NOTES: Physical Media is set to Infinity thus not expiring, Not shown in diagram is a physical media kept in house for archival purposes

Preliminary Processing
St. Albans, 1927
Allied Federal Savings and Loan Association of New York, 1958
Sisters Camilla & Adina Thomas' business card
How the Demands and Opportunities of Digital Archives Bring New Stakeholders to the Business of Preservation
IT Dept
Preliminary Processing
Full Archival Processing
Donations of eight or more items considered a collection
Each collection gets a finding aid
EAD of finding aid created for our digital archives website
Item level records created by Metadata Services and ingested into DAMS to be displayed on digital archives website
QL Archivist Ian Lewis works with Archives Fellow Lori Wallach in the Archives Reading Room
Benefits of Engaging
New Partners

Establish pipeline for high quality crowd-sourced donations
Public programs provide unique opportunities for:
Teaching digital literacy
Cross-generational and cross-cultural learning
Diversify staff skills and create opportunities for collaboration by cultivating a deeper understanding of expertise across the organization
September 1938
Archives at Queens Library
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