This document is aimed at the population of users and institutions that are scanning items to ultimately be shared with the world through the Internet Archive (IA). These may be public domain videos, recording, books or other items. For the sake of discussion and because this is primarily what we do at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (the Libraries), this document will discuss digitized books. Weâ��ll refer to these as â��itemsâ��, just to be as generic as possible.
Rest assured that the techniques for uploading books are generally the same for other types of things with two exceptions:
This document is the result of our learning and experiences in sending items to IA reliably and in a timely fashion. We hope that the information here can help others jump-start their projects with a minimum of trouble.
Neuester Eintrag im Katalog der Werkzeuge und Dienste ist die Software Hermes.