Location: Bowdoin / DAM / Image Collections / Workflow

Digital Asset Management

  1. Start
  2. Plan
    1. Client Consultation
      • Project Lifecycle
        • One time
        • Ongoing
      • Project Category
        • Word order
        • Grant
        • TAP
        • Major
      • Metadata Strategy
        • Who is responsible
        • Core fields
        • Flexibility and growth
        • Communicate standards to project team
    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
      • Scan
        • Type of scanner
        • Bit depth
        • Scan resolution
        • Optical resoltuion
      • Photograph
        • Type of camera
        • Camera storage format
          • RAW
          • JPEG
      • Existing Digital
  4. Process
    1. Color correction
    2. File creation
      • Calculation resolution(s) for distribution and archiving
      • Format
        • TIFF
        • JPEG
        • RAW
      • Future-proofing of master files
      • Naming convention
    3. Cataloging
      • Media import
      • Record creation
      • Metadata entry
      • Attach metadata to record
      • Attach media item(s) to record
      • Publish to collection
  5. Distribute
    1. Copyright
      • Release needed for user
      • Falls under fair use
    2. Identify output types for distribution
      • Soft media
        • Blackboard
        • Luna
        • Portfolio
        • Web
      • Hard media
        • External drive
        • DVD
        • Print publication
    3. Determine archiving needs
      • Needs beyond what client wants
      • Destination of archive
  6. Maintain
    • Storage
    • Management
  7. End