Portal Model 3 Project Steps

In this model, you are responsible for providing information about your collection, scanning your items, and sending the digital images to us. We create metadata, and process, upload, and digitally preserve your final content. Here are the steps for completing your project:

Before the project begins, you will:

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When your content reaches the Digital Projects Lab, we will:

  • Confirm delivery of shipped content
  • Evaluate digital files to ensure that they meet established Standards; communicate any problems to you
  • Complete upload of files to the Portal
  • Create metadata records
  • Send you status updates as requested
  • Notify you of project completion

After your project is completed, we will:

  • Notify you when your collection is available in the Portal
  • Invoice you for cost recovery (if applicable)
  • Return digital media (if applicable)