Document Imaging Policies & Guidelines

The following links to non-OhioERC document imaging and conversion policies, projects, and resources are provided for the benefit of visitors. No particular endorsement of these sites is intended or implied.

Federal
States
International


Federal

Library of Congress: Standards Related to Digital Imaging of Pictorial Materials Recommendations for the Evaluation of Digital Images Produced from Photographic, Microphotographic, and Various Paper Formats

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA):


States

Alabama: Guidelines for the Use of Digital Imaging Technologies for Long-Term Government Records in Alabama
Arizona:Arizona State Archives, Library, and Public Records Microfilm and Electronic Imaging Approval
California: California Digital Library Guidelines for Digital Images v2.0 (2011)
Colorado: Colorado State Archives Optical Disk: Policy Statement and Recommended Practices
Idaho: Guidelines for Digitalization in State of Idaho Government Agencies
Illinois: Guidelines for Digital Imaging Projects (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library – Digital Imaging and Media Technology Initiative)
Kansas: Kansas Historical Society Digital Imaging Guidelines for State Government Records
Kentucky: Kentucky Department of Library & Archives (KDLA)

Michigan: State of Michigan Department of State

Minnesota: (Minnesota Historical Society)

Missouri: State of Missouri – State Records Commission Guidelines on Digital Imaging Systems (2001)

Nebraska: Electronic Imaging Guidelines, March 2003
New Jersey:

New York:

North Carolina: Digital Records Policies and Guidelines
Pennsylvania: Policy and Guidelines for the Retention and Disposition of Original County Records Copied onto Optical Imaging and Data Storage Systems (2002)

South Carolina: Public Records Stored As Digital Images: Policy Statement
Texas:

Utah: State of Utah Division of Archives & Records Service

Vermont: Imaging Guideline for All Public Agencies (2008)
Virginia: Digital Imaging Guidelines
Wyoming: Electronic Imaging Policy for Political Subdivisions


International

Australia: Australian Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines