Adam Matthew digitization selection process highlighted in 'Research Information' magazine

Posted: August 13, 2013

What are the processes and considerations involved when approaching the digitization of primary sources materials, most of which are not only rare and unique, but also fragile. And, how does a primary sources publisher adapt the variations of materials?

Writing in the August/September edition of Research Information ( senior editor Philippa Hubbard explains some of the processes involved.

"As far as possible we want the digital experience of an archival document to reflect ‘lived material interaction’. We scan material as it is found in the archive and take care that post-production processes, such as cropping, do not impinge negatively on images."

View the complete article here (external link).

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