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Project Description:
 
Although we have been digitizing materials by various means for over a decade, no real inquiry has been made into the most cost effective approach. We will compare the costs of in-house digitization to the costs of using a 3rd party vendor.
 
Question/Problem Statement:
What is the question that needs to be answered or the problem that needs be solved?

At what point (volume or type of material) does it become more cost-effective to use an outside vendor for digitization projects?
 
Statement of Why:
Why does the library need this answer/solution? What will the library be able to do after it has this answer/solution?


The State of Arizona Research Library’s collections contain unique Arizona materials such as a historic newspaper collection and state government publications. The best mode of providing access to this material is through digitization. In-house digitization requires expensive equipment (scanners) and staff labor. Use of an outside vendor requires staff labor to work with vendors, arrange contracts, and prepare and ship materials. Answering this question will allow us to better plan digitization projects, and provide more digital content for our users.
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