Description of a costing model developed by digital production librarian to determine the cost to put an item into the Claremont Colleges Digital Library at the Claremont University Consortium. This case study includes variables such as material types and funding sources, data collection methods, and formulas and calculations for analysis. This model is useful for grant applications, cost allocations, and budgeting for digital project coordinators and digital library projects.
Crane, Lisa L. (2011). Cost Factors in Digital Projects: A Model Useful in Other Applications. In C. Smallwood (Ed.), The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times (pp. 134-144). Chicago: American Library Association. Accessed at http://scholarship.claremont.edu/library_staff/1.