Leggett's book, written for librarians, has value for genealogists. She gives practical and general guidelines needed to create digital libraries that can survive so future descendants may read and enjoy them. . . .This book gives an easy-to-read overview of technical terms. . . .It is useful for personal and library research. (National Genealogical Society Quarterly)
Overall, the book is written in a very straightforward and accessible style. . . .It may be of interest to those seeking an introductory guide to IT concepts. (Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association)
More and more, library patrons are embracing the ease with which information can be accessed digitally. This is why many librarians in libraries of every size and type are currently working towards making information available electronically. Digitization and Digital Archiving: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a comprehensive guide to the process of digital storage and archiving. Assuming only basic computer knowledge, this guide walks the reader through everything he or she needs to know to start or maintain a digital archiving project.