Inside Look: Digitizing a Historic Card Index
Oregon Index Online (https://digital.osl.state.or.us/islandora/object/osl:or_index) is a resource for discovering information about the news, events, and people who shaped Oregon. It builds on the decades of work that went into creating the physical Oregon Index. This article reviews the methods library staff took to digitize and process nearly 800,000 cards to make the Oregon Index available online.
Note: A new version of this article was posted on Nov. 6, 2020, to include the authors' updated State Library of Oregon email addresses.