Imaging & Archiving News is a monthly round up of the most interesting and informative articles we have come across in the last month plus a few of our own of course...
High-tech imaging reveals rare precolonial Mexican manuscript hidden from view for 500 years
Researchers from the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries and from universities in the Netherlands have used high-tech imaging to uncover the details of a rare Mexican codex dating from before the colonisation of America.
Our digitisation workshops are for the libraries, archives and museums sector. Our main aim will be to show you an end to end digitisation process from capture through to online serving of the digitised content.
You’ve probably noticed by now that although we embark on many different projects involving digitisation we still feel very strongly about our old friend microfilm. After all, it is microfilm that has made Genus the success it is today, so when our good friend Trevor Ray of ASM Data Core kindly donated this 1940’s microfilm reader for us to restore, of course, we jumped at the chance.
In a new exhibition, the J. Paul Getty Museum at Los Angeles’ Getty Center will draw attention to paper negatives, an early method that some curators and collectors revere for its painterly riff on photographic clarity.
Tate’s Online Archive Project Reaches 3/4m Users Since Going Digital
The Tate’s Archives & Access project, a large-scale digitisation and outreach programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Tate, has attracted over three-quarters of a million visits from around the world since online publication began in 2014. Over 52,000 pieces from collections in the Tate Archive are now online.