3D Objects


Objects, artifacts, and three-dimensional works of visual art encountered in archives, galleries, and museums (medals and badges, physical evidence from legal archives, some works of art).

External Resources

Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, June 2013)

DFG Practical Guidelines on Digitisation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, February 2013)

Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials: Creation of Raster Image Master Files (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative, August 2010)


Although the Yale Library collections include three-dimensional objects (such as artists’ books in the Arts Library Special Collections, or globes in the Map Collections), guidelines for this format type are to be developed at a later time.