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There are various benefits to creating digital records of your collection items, including:
Digitisation can be a time-consuming process. Don’t feel like you have to digitise every object. Select the more important items in your collection and start with them.
These guides were created by Te Papa.
DigitalNZ also has information you may find useful.
Te Papa’s Imaging Team Leader demonstrates a simple process to photograph flat items such as paintings, drawings, photographs, and prints.
Museums Australia (Victoria) shows you how to set up an affordable studio to photograph 3-D objects.
The National Library of New Zealand details a process for converting heritage audio collections to digital format.