Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts:
A Guide to Good Practice
Chapter 1: Introduction1.1: Aims and organisation of this Guide
1.2: What this Guide does not cover, and why
1.3: Opening questions Who will read your text, why, and how?
Chapter 3: Digitization Scanning, OCR, and Re-keying3.1: What is digitization?
3.2: The digitization chain
3.3: Scanning and image capture
3.4: Image capture and Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Chapter 7: SummaryStep 1: Sort out the rights
Step 2: Assess your material
Step 3: Clarify your objectives
Step 4: Identify the resources available to you and any relevant standards
Step 5: Develop a project plan
Step 6: Do the work!
Step 7: Check the results
Step 8: Test your text
Step 9: Prepare for preservation, maintenance, and updating
Step 10: Review and share what you have learned
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