Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations

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ycpdan
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Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations

Post by ycpdan » 16 Jan 2014, 11:52

Hello,

I my research found this page put out by The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Preservation and Reformatting Section, and discusses their research and best practices for Books and Textual Based Materials Without Images (non-rare)

It has a great discussion of how resolution increases so does the file size and a few other topics I thought this board would enjoy
http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/pres ... mendations

Let me know if you find it helpful. On a side note is anyone else working with libraries?

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Re: Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations

Post by daniel_reetz » 16 Jan 2014, 15:30

Thanks for the link. Scann in Argentina is working with several libraries and the Wikimedia foundation, and I know at least a dozen active users are here as well...

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