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Processing Through Digitization: University Photographs at Loyola University New Orleans

Elizabeth Kelly


When an institution has a backlog of hidden collections, a technique for processing materials quickly can be found in the More Product, Less Process system devised by Mark A. Greene and Dennis Meissner in 2005.  In 2012, Loyola University New Orleans began to tackle its backlog of unprocessed University Archives materials using MPLP to digitize the University Photographs collection. This article will focus on why this collection was selected for MPLP, how and why the selected workflow was developed, and assessment of the project.

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