Digital Imaging: A Practical Approach

Digital Imaging: A Practical Approach

by Jill Marie Koelling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759104468

ISBN-13: 9780759104464

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Koelling (Special Collections and Archives, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University) overviews the use of digital imaging in archiving in this guide for collection managers, curators, museum directors, and exhibit designers. With a glossary of terms supplied at the beginning of the book, readers can get comfortable with the language and basic concepts of the field…  See more details below

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Koelling (Special Collections and Archives, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University) overviews the use of digital imaging in archiving in this guide for collection managers, curators, museum directors, and exhibit designers. With a glossary of terms supplied at the beginning of the book, readers can get comfortable with the language and basic concepts of the field before delving into material on what to look for when buying a scanner, how to plan a digital project, how to use image manipulation to enhance historical research, and how to use digital technology to recover information from deteriorated originals. B&w examples are included from the Nebraska State Historical Society. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759104464
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1A Digital Glossary1
Ch. 2Question to Ask before Starting a Digital Project9
Ch. 3Ethics and Copyright23
Ch. 4Project Management33
Ch. 5Technical Specifications: Establishing Benchmarks39
Ch. 6Choosing Equipment51
Ch. 7How to Track Digital Images Files: Metadata and Databases63
Ch. 8Revealing History: Image Enhancement as a Research Tool69
Suggested Readings81
Index83
About the Author85

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