digitization

noun dig·i·ti·za·tion \ ˌdi-jə-tə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of digitization

: the process of converting something to digital form (see digital 4)
  • After two years of cataloging and digitization, the material will take its place in Tulsa alongside a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence…
  • —Ben Sisario
  • The role of libraries has shifted significantly with the digitization of the printed word and the advent of the internet.
  • —Andrew J. Yawn

First Known Use of digitization

1954

in the meaning defined above

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