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Part II
Digital Distribution Under MESL

This section examines the cost centers of the providers and distributors of digital images who participated in the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project (MESL). Chapter 2, The Cost of Creating Digital Images and Metadata by Museums, describes each museum cost center and the amount of time required for selecting content, digitizing images, and preparing metadata. Chapter 3, The Cost of Deploying Digital Images by Universities, describes the processes involved in each university cost center and reports on the amount of time required to prepare digital images and metadata for distribution to the end user.



Chapter 2: The Cost of Creating Digital Images
and Metadata by Museums

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Chapter 3: The Cost of Deploying Digital Images by Universities

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