Digitization Basics: Plan Before You Scan (Session 1)


“Fail to plan, and you plan to fail.” How many of us have heard those words of wisdom? Never are they truer than when we talk about digitization projects. If you have daydreams (or nightmares) about how to start digitizing items in your collection, this session will lay the groundwork needed to lessen your stress and increase your success. Our webinar leaders will walk you through a framework of factors to consider before you make your first scan.  Attendees to this session will have the opportunity to

  • Learn how to define a project’s scope and goals
  • Discuss costs and funding options
  • Explore issues to consider when selecting materials
  • Review possible project restrictions, like copyright


  • OhioNET members can register at no cost using the button above.

September 2nd, 2020 2:30 PM   through   4:00 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 75.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 935815645067101711
Archived Webinar Link
Event Details
Presenter Name Jenni Salamon (Ohio History Connection
Presenter Background

Jenni Salamon is the Unit Manager for Digitization at the Ohio History Connection. She manages Ohio Memory and the Ohio History Connection’s digitization and microfilming programs, including the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program. She also coordinates and provides outreach and training on digitization and related topics, with a particular focus on newspaper preservation, digitization and research. Jenni has a BA in English from Ohio University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and a Digital Archives Specialist Certificate from the Society of American Archivists.


Training Track Preservation & Access
Who Should Attend : Library staff working with local history materials, those looking to start a digitization project or program, or anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 1.5

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