Decapod is an interesting project with partners from Germany, Canada, and Anarbor, MI and funded through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. From the site: The solution will address these problem areas: Allow the camera based capture of bound material by using computer vision techniques to produce flat, clean page images equivalent to those produced from [...]
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Tito Sierra has a very interesting presentation on building library web apps, gave recently for the JHU Libraries Assembly. Lots of good references cited. Sierra, T. (forthcoming). “Opportunities for Mobile Enhanced Library Services and Collections”, Johns Hopkins University Libraries Assembly 2010, Baltimore, MD, May 21, 2010. [ppt] via NCSU DLI Tweet
Here are the slides from my recent presentation at the 2010 Northwest Archivists conference in April. This tells of the technical and “mindset” decisions we made for our 2009 digitization project at the National Archives. Great experience in Seattle, I’m glad I attended.