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Digital Imaging Tutorial
Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging Tutorial
This guide, created by Cornell University, provides a comprehensive introduction to digital imaging. Some topics included are: selection, conversion, quality control, metadata, technical infrastructure, and preservation.
Digital Reformatting and File Management
A brief tutorial (video & powerpoint) on some basics of digitization including scanning, file naming, file storage, master and access files, and working with partners.
Digital Images Best Practices
BCR’s CDP Digital Imaging Best Practices
This document, published in 2008, includes many best practices for digital imaging. It covers areas such as: initial considerations for projects, hardware considerations, creation basics (PPI, modes of capture, bit depth, color, etc.), and software considerations.
Smithsonian Data Management Best Practices
Having a file naming system in place is crucial for digital imaging projects. This document from the Smithsonian sums up some best practices for file naming and directory structures.
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