This session will be dedicated to the digitisation workflow. We will describe all basic steps of the workflow from choosing the object to its publication in digital library. Each step may lead to certain pitfalls, during this session we will try to show some examples of common mistakes. Insome cases the most efficient solution is to outsource certain steps in digitisation workflow, we will discuss the role of outsourcing in the closing discussion. Digital content is vulnerable to various threats. Hardware is getting obsolete, software packages are no longer supported by its creators these things can cause that results of digitisation will no longer be useful in the future. We will discuss issues related to long term preservation of digital materials. Apart from traditional digitisation workflow we will also briefly cover the concept of born digital objects, as importance of this type of objects is constantly growing, we will discuss problems related to its long term preservation.