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US federal agencies approve PDF/A

Duff Johnson // September 2, 2016

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Federal agencies digitization guidelines initiative

The US Government's Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) has released its latest Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials: Creation of Raster Image Files.

These guidelines provide federal agencies with formal guidance on digitizing books and unbound materials.

As of the September, 2016 edition of the Guidelines, PDF/A is recognized as the preferred master file format for such digitization efforts.

FADGI's index of acceptable file-formats has also been updated.

Source Link: http://www.digitizationguidelines.gov/guidelines/FADGI_Still_Image_Tech_Guidelines_2016.pdf


ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Duff Johnson
Duff Johnson

Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). As Executive Director of the PDF Association, Duff coordinates several working groups, speaks at a wide variety of industry events and promotes the advancement and adoption of PDF technology worldwide. An independent consultant, Duff Johnson is a veteran …

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Duff Johnson

Duff Johnson

Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and …

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