Special Bulletin #14: Strategies for Transitioning to the Age of Digital Media

  • Sarah E. Cheverton James Madison University
  • Christina B. Updike
Keywords: digitization, computerization, transition, slides, digital


In this article, Christina Updike and Sarah Cheverton, both of James Madison University, provide support for visual resources professionals dealing with the transition from analog to digital material. This includes: the results of a survey of other institutions and what they had done, were doing, and were planning to do while moving to a digital media environment; 11 "Key Actions" that should be undertaken by VR professionals; helping faculty deal with the transition; and lessons learned during the transition initiative.

Author Biography

Sarah E. Cheverton, James Madison University

Special Bulletin Editor: Wendy Holden - Independent Consultant
Cover Design: C. Craig Baugher - James Madison University
John Hickey - University of Arkansas
VRA Publications Program Group:
Chair: Christine Hilker - University of Arkansas
Dana Felder - Cooper Union
Marlene Gordon - University of Michigan, Dearborn
Wendy Holden - Independent Consultant
Steve Kowalik - Hunter College/CUNY
Trudy Levy - Image Integration
Astrid Otey - Miami University
Mark Pompelia - Rice University
Elizabeth Schaub - University of Texas, Austin
Corey Schultz - Stanford University
Amy Stidwell - Hillwood Museums and Gardens
Helen Terry - Trinity University

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