Digitizing Flat Media: Principles and Practices (LITA by Joy M. Perrin PDF

By Joy M. Perrin

Here is a concise consultant to the nuts and bolts of changing flat media (books, papers, maps, posters, slides, micro codecs, and so on) into electronic documents. It presents librarians and archivists with the sensible wisdom to appreciate the method and determination making within the digitization of flat media. rather than having to benefit by way of trial and mistake, they are going to get a well-rounded schooling of the sensible features of digitization and feature a greater knowing in their techniques. this is often the stuff they don’t educate you at school.

People may be lured into pondering that every one it takes to digitize whatever is a scanner and a few metadata. This consultant illustrates the sensible features of digitization such as:

  • the actual demanding situations of scanning books with no slicing the backbone,
  • the adjustments among a “scanner” that makes use of a scanning head vs a “scanner” that makes use of a digital camera,
  • the diverse innovations for workflow for digitized goods, and
  • the purposes for selecting one scanner over one other for purposes except fee.

Digitizing Flat Media: ideas and Practices is meant to provide librarians and archivists the ease a professional digitization specialist guiding them and aiding them work out precisely what should be performed when.

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