RESOURCES FOR MEAP APPLICANTS
INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR - Preliminary Application
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 9 am Pacific Time
- Webinar recording (Password: meap2020)
- Presentation slides includes Question and Answer details
INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR - Detailed Application
Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 9 am Pacific Time
2020 MEAP APPLICATION TEMPLATES
Detailed best practices for completing your MEAP Application. Includes eligible expenses, application procedure, and grant project requirements. The Guidelines also detail all administrative steps involved in managing your project.
GRANT OF PERMISSION FORM
This form is required for all Project Grants and Planning Grants with a digitization component. This form confirms that the copyright owner grants permission for the materials to be digitized and made freely available online. If your project involves more than one set of archival materials, each owner must complete a form.
ARCHIVAL PARTNER FORM
This form is required for all Project Grants and Planning Grants where the content is located at an institution other than the Host Institution or will be deposited at an institution other than the Host Institution.
RESOURCES FOR DIGITIZATION & DOCUMENTATION PROJECTS
RESOURCES FOR GRANTEES
- GUIDE for MEAP GRANTEES
- FAQ for MEAP Grantees
- MEAP Contract Terms 2021 (Blank Document - For review purposes only)
- Presentation Slides from Grantees Webinar, July 20, 2021
PLANNING GRANT RESOURCES (Documentation and Survey Projects)
- MEAP Template for Survey Planning
- MEAP Template for Item Level Inventory
- Guide for Archival Processing - Surveying from University of Florida Library
PROJECT GRANT RESOURCES
- UCLA Library Metadata Template for digitization projects
- Guide for Filenaming and Formatting
- IDEP Toolkit
This toolkit outlines standards, workflows, and best practices for digital preservation projects.
- EAP Remote Capture
A guide for digitizing documentary heritage in challenging locations.
Print Material Digitization Projects
- Planning a Digitization Project
Includes hardware and software recommendations as well as guidelines for color correction, cropping, and exporting to meet MEAP standards.
Audiovisual Digitization Projects
Find details related to project planning and assessment, hardware and software recommendations, and best practices for building a digitization station.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FAQ for MEAP APPLICANTS
Reference for MEAP Applicants that details the application process, the difference between a planning and a project grant, how to choose an external referee and more. FAQs include insight to accessing resources and drafting your application.
FAQ for MEAP GRANTEES
Addresses questions about the funding process, submitting final materials, and reporting.
2019-2020 Application Cycle