27 May 2008

Workshop - Introduction to Scanning and Digital Imaging

Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Capital District Library Council
Cost: $25 for CDLC members; $40 for non-members (includes lunch)
Presenter: Eleanora Morrell, Technology Consultant, MicroKnowledge

This workshop is an overview of the practical aspects of scanning material for digitization projects. Topics will include basic terminology, a discussion of many popular file formats and the benefits and drawbacks of each, image and file size, image storage, and quality control. The speaker will also discuss the factors that need to be considered when deciding whether to do your own scanning or outsource to a vendor. Finally, the speaker will demonstrate good scanning techniques on CDLC's Epson scanner. Participants are invited to bring examples of items from their collections for scanning.

The registration deadline for this workshop is July 1. The registration form can be found here.

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