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Digitization: File Naming

Creating the file structure for your digitization project should be done with forethought on how the files interrelated, the directory tree, and the naming conventions. Several guidelines have been created to help you thoughtfully develop an structure appropriate to the anticipated size of your project yet allow for unanticipated additions.

  • Guidelines on File Naming Conventions for Digital Collections University of Colorado-Boulder
  • File Naming GuidelinesHamilton College Library
  • Best Practices for File Naming University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign