The following manual was created to train staff working on the Indiana County in the Civil War project, and contains detailed information on the technologies used, proper materials handling, and the project workflow.
Indiana County in the Civil War Project Manual (PDF, 315kB)
As part of this grant, two workshops were offered for IUP graduate students and Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County volunteers working on the grant. These workshops were filmed and are available through YouTube.
Best Practices in Paper Preservation for Scanning Historic Documents
Presenter: Miranda Nixon, Preservation Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh Libraries
Download the PowerPoint for Ms. Nixon's presentation.
Best Practices in Scanning for Creating Digital Collections of Historic Documents
Presenter: Aaron Brenner, Coordinator, Digital Research Library, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
Download the PowerPoint for Mr. Brenner's presentation.