Full Service Details

In the Full Service package, AVP provides all imaging and description services.

Service 1: Imaging
The AVP Imaging Manager comes onsite to investigate the spaces containing the holdings being imaged, develops plans for the best approach to efficiently photograph the collection, maps out the space, prints barcodes, and prepares the imaging workstations. Following this preliminary work, the Imaging Manager manages an onsite imaging team, hired and trained by AVP in the care, handling, and imaging of archival audiovisual materials.

The client is responsible for providing access to all storage spaces and to provide adequate working space. Variables that may impact the level of effort required the imaging team may include the number of storage spaces, the distance between storage spaces, and accessibility of items being imaged.


Service 2: Transcription
After working with the client to establish a data model, the AVP Transcription Manager oversees a transcription team, hired and trained by AVP, in the fulfillment of description services. This begins with the Transcription Manager walking the transcription team through the data model, and other protocols and methods to aid in accurate and consistent description. Following this, the Transcription Manager oversees the ongoing work of the transcription team, holding regular team meetings, offering guidance, updating project documentation, and monitoring data quality.

Variables that may impact the level of effort required might include the number of fields amount of data being captured, and legibility of text being transcribed.


Service 3: Hosting
This package includes hosting of images and metadata for 12 months from the start of the project, and technical support for hosting services.