Tag: Digitization

Mapping Movement Continues!

Peter Nekola (Assistant Director of the Center for the History of Cartography, Newberry Library) and I have been hard at work scanning vault items...
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Newberry maps scanning commences

The Better Light 8K-HS scanning back is now calibrated, and all systems are go, so we begin scanning the first batch of maps from...
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Dunhuang Team visit NUAMPS in Evanston

Today is the official welcome for the Dunhuang Team!  We started the morning at 1800 Sherman where Patricia Todus welcomed them to Northwestern and...
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National Geographic Dunhuang Feature

I’m off to Dunhuang for a conference at the end of June. This will be the last trip for this consultation project. National Geographic...
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April 2010 training

We began the final phase of training for the Consultation and Team Training grant with the Dunhuang Academy today.  We spent the morning getting...
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Winterton on NPR

Featured on WBEZ’s Worldview today was an interview about the NU Library’s Winterton Collection.  David Easterbrook, the George and Mary LeCron Foster Curator of...
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Evanston in 1876

As part of our ongoing work with the Northwestern University Archives and Northwestern University Library Digital Collections we get the opportunity to do some...
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Winterton Collection, and the NUL digital repository goes live

From today’s NU NEWSCENTER: Rare Africa Photos Go Online, Open New Options for Africa Research EVANSTON, Ill. — This week — for the first...
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In-cave training

The rig is up and working in the caves, and the DA team is adapting to the new system very quickly. Today we wrapped...
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First stop, Toronto…

  The rest of the high-resolution digitization training team (myself, Chris Wallace and Jim Prinz) has departed today in Harlan’s wake, bound for Dunhuang...
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19C Evanston map digitization complete

  Comprised of 36 full res (250 Mb) Better Light Super 8K-HS scans, the 600 dpi digitization of the NU Library’s 19C map of...
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Map Digitization

This morning I had the opportunity to do some work with Stefani Foster in our Digitization Studio. We have been setting up lights and...
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