Intro to Digital Collections

Guide courtesy of the team at PA Digital

The first step in contributing to the DPLA through Digital Virginias is to convert your physical materials into a digital format through digitization. Digitization enables wide access and discovery of library and archival collections through online portals.

Digital Virginias does not offer digitization services, but here are some external resources to help you get started with digitization efforts, including scanning and storage options.

Digitization Planning & Workflow