Lorraine Cheng Digitization Center

Made possible by the generous support from the the family of David and Lorraine Cheng, providing a digitization workshop for the production, conversion, and conservation of a variety of historically significant materials. This activity preserves and promotes documents important to the history of William Paterson University.

WPSphere Repository - Link to WPU's digital collections.

Virtual tour of the Lorraine Cheng Digitization Center - Photographs of the LCDC digitization lab and equipment.


Lorraine Cheng Digitization Center Procedures and Best Practices - Details LCDC policies, procedures, and best practices for the digital project life-cycle, including project planning and management, digital imaging and editing, presentation format creation, metadata guidelines, and CONTENTdm collection creation and management.


Scanning With Bookeye2Plus Scanner.pdf- Instruction for scanning with the Bookeye2 plus scanner and Opus freeflow software

Scanning With Plustek Opticbook A300.pdfInstruction for scanning with the Plustek OpticBook A300 edgeless scanner and Book Pavilion software

Scanning with Xerox DocuMate 3125 Feeder.pdf- Instruction for scanning with the Xerox Documate 3125 feeder scanner and Paperport software


LCDC Digital Projects Policy and Form Instruction.pdf- Policy, form, and instructions for submitting digital project proposals to the Digitization Committee

Standard Metadata Spreadsheet.xlsx- Standard metadata spreadsheet used for every new project. Can be tailored to individual project. Spreadsheet (columns in green only) must be completed by person submitting project once project is approved.