Digital Gateway
Washington University Digital Gateway

Workflows

This page will be devoted to the local application of standards in the DLS workflow. Guidelines for keyboard vendors, student metadata editors, scanning procedures and file management will be found here.

Scanning standards
600 dpi, grayscale for b&w images, RGB for color
Save originals with three letter description and serial order
Save modified images with established project filenaming conventions

Metadata

TEI Text Encoding in Libraries Guidelines v 2.1 - 2006
Best practices for encoding documents in TEI XML
TEI Text Encoding in Libraries Guidelines v 1.0 - 1999
Best practices for encoding documents in TEI XML
Elements available in all TEI documents
TEI P4 elements

File management
Workflows for file management decided on a project to project basis
Projects are tracked using FastTrack files and Excel spreadsheets
Staff wiki will be used to document progress and for communication with collaborators (see link below)
Filenaming conventions will be determined for each project and posted on wiki

Communication
The Internal DLS Wiki (restricted)
A forum for digital project management and discussion of current issues.

Digital Gateway | Open Scholarship | WUSTL | Sitemap


Page maintained by: Digital Library Services
© 2006-2012 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA