Location: Bowdoin / DAM / Audio Collections / Workflow

Digital Asset Management

  1. Start
  2. Plan
    1. Client Consultation
      • Project Lifecycle
        • One time
        • Ongoing
      • Project Category
        • Word order
        • Grant
        • TAP
        • Major
    2. Initial Resource Needs
      • Level of Support
      • Software
      • Hardware
      • Type of Production
  3. Acquire
    1. Copyright
      • What rights need to be acquired?
    2. Source Data
      • Existing Analog
        • Type of media
        • Bit rate
        • Sample rate
      • New recording
        • Microphone
        • Sample rate
        • Frequency range
        • Recording device
        • Recording medium
          • DAT
          • CD
          • Analog tape
      • Live broadcast
        • Web stream
        • AM/FM Radio
      • Existing Digital
  4. Process
    1. Mastering
      • Noise reduction
      • Mixing
      • Equalizing
    2. File creation
      • Store in appropriate archival format
      • Codec
        • DPCM
        • LPC
        • μ-law
      • File format
        • WAV
        • PCM
        • WMA
        • MP3
        • OGG
        • AAC
      • Future-proofing of master files
      • Naming convention
    3. Metadata entry
  5. Distribute
    1. Copyright
      • Release needed for user
      • Falls under fair use
    2. Identify output types for distribution
      • Soft media
        • Blackboard
        • iTunes U
        • Web
      • Hard media
        • CD
        • DVD
        • Analog tape
    3. Determine archiving needs
      • Needs beyond what client wants
      • Destination of archive
  6. Maintain
    • Storage
    • Management
  7. End