About Digital Collections
The Digital Collections currently feature unique materials digitized from the William H. Hannon Library's Department of Archives and Special Collections. The digital resources represent historically significant documents, photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, slides, maps, and diaries. They cover a variety of subject areas including the history of Southern California, Catholicism in Los Angeles, and Loyola Marymount University; postcards from around the world; medieval manuscripts and so on. The Digital Library Program (DLP) follows Digitization Guidelines, Best Practices for Descriptive Metadata and File Naming Convention that have been created in house following current professional standards and to ensure consistency in the creation of digital objects and metadata.