California State University Japanese American Best Practices Toolkit for Contributing Partners

The CSUJAD has developed a toolkit of resources to guide the project and allow new partners to get up to speed quickly. These technical specifications and metadata standards have been formulated, developed, vetted, and continue to be updated to support the workflow of CSUJAD partners and to enhance the uniformity and accessibility of the digital objects. The resources will be refined and refreshed in an ongoing fashion based upon project experience and are being shared here as models for other institutions interested in replicating aspects of this collaborative effort.

CSU Japanese American Digitization Project: Technical Reference Guide

The digitization specifications and guidelines drafted here are intended to provide workflow consistency and quality control for digital objects produced across participating CSU campus libraries as part of the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project (CSUJAD).

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Data Dictionary, California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

Data Dictionary to accompany the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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Metadata Guidelines, California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

For guidance on developing metadata for items submitted to the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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Controlled Vocabulary Lists, California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

Controlled Vocabulary Lists for items submitted to the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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