The Special Collections Research Center bases its standards on recommendations and benchmarks established by the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States (2004) and the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (2010).
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30-40 hours to digitize and complete quality control (QC) of 1 cubic foot of content (approximately 2,000 pages)
1 technician can digitize and QC 40-50 cubic feet in 1 year (4 weeks of vacation/sick time included, 7.5 hour working days)
0.66-1 minute to image, transport, and QC 1 photographic print
1 technician can scan and QC 60-90 photographic prints per hour (assuming cropping and straightening can be automated)
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