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Feb 19th, 2010
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Capitol Ballroom A-C
Mountain Time
The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor University has been a valuable learning experience for handling the challenges of specialized digitization requirements, fragile materials management, digital preservation standards, process workflow, and long-term storage of very large digital data resources. The presentation will cover the history of the BGMRP, appropriate equipment and standards, workflow development, large-volume data storage and backup requirements, and lessons learned along the way. The project serves as an example for process management, the technology infrastructure needed for high-volume (multi-terabyte-scale) files, and collaboration with libraries, private collectors, and technology cooperatives such as the Texas Digital Library.