Digitization Projects at UNLV Libraries
Personal Archiving 101: Still wondering how to make the switch from paper to digital? You're not alone! Here are some great tips: http://lifehacker.com/5834281/how-to-mostly-make-the-switch-to-digital-when-youre-addicted-to-and-sometimes-still-need-paper
Afraid your fragile photo will become damaged if you remove it from the album? Try taking a picture of it. Use a good camera, shoot it straight-on, and avoid light glares. Here are some more tips: http://dpbestflow.org/camera/camera-scanning
Found some old floppy disks and wondering what the heck is on them? Invest in a cheap external USB disk drive (or better yet, see if the library has one you can use there), and transfer any important files to a flash drive. More info on transferring from floppy to USB here: http://www.ehow.com/how_5950336_copy-data-floppy-usb-drive.html.
Save your digital photos (and other important files) in at least two places, such as your computer, CD/DVD, flash drive, external hard drive, Internet storage, etc., AND in separate locations.
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