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4. Quality Control

Key Concepts

developing a program
assessing quality



Quality control (QC) is an integral component of a digital imaging initiative to ensure that quality expectations have been met. It encompasses procedures and techniques to verify the quality, accuracy, and consistency of digital products. Quality control strategies can be implemented at different levels:

  • Initial Evaluation
    A subset of documents (to be converted in-house or by a service provider) is used to verify the appropriateness of technical decisions made during benchmarking. This evaluation occurs prior to implementing the project.
  • Ongoing Evaluation
    The same quality assurance process used to confirm benchmarking decisions can be scaled and extended to the whole collection to ensure quality throughout the digital imaging initiative.

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