06 May Spotlight: The Role of FADGI in Meeting NARA Requirements
When creating records, especially those intended for long-term preservation and archiving, records managers must consider an enormous number of variables to ensure the records will serve their intended purpose.
This is particularly true when creating an electronic version of a physical or analog record (for example, creating a digital image of a paper document, map, or drawing). These variables go far beyond simply determining a resolution for the image, as archivists must consider how to ensure the electronic record faithfully captures the exact colors, what equipment to use to create the electronic record, what kind of preparation is required, how to setup the physical space when capturing the record, what format to use to store the record, how technical metadata should be captured and incorporated, and much more.
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