The first step in contributing to the DPLA through PA Digital is to convert your physical materials into a digital format through digitization. Digitization enables wide access and discovery of library and archival collections through online portals. PA Digital does not offer digitization services, but here are some external resources to help you get started with digitization efforts, including scanning and storage options.

Digitization Planning & Workflow:

PA Opportunities for Scanning Hardware and Digital Collection Hosting:

Erie County, Novelty Postcards, 1965. Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives.