The Forge
Field Notes for Knowledge Work
tutorials Book Digitization
Tomislav Medak, Durbavka Sekulić, An Mertens

This tutorial breaks down the process of digitization into description of steps that constitute a workflow leading from a printed book to an e-book, each of which can be in a concrete situation addressed in various manners—depending on the scanning equipment, software, technical support and user skill level that are available to your book scanning project. This tutorial will try to indicate the design choices you have in the process of planning your workflow and should help you make decisions on what design is best suited for you situation. It will also provide a manual for the Memory of the World digitisation process, based on own-built two-camera scanner and all Free Software process.

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