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Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
Map Scanning Project Presentation
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Map Scanning Project Presentation

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  1. UCLA Library Map Scanning Pilot Project <ul><li>Jennifer Weintraub and Kris Kasianovitz </li></ul><ul><li>December 10, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation to IDRE-HASIS </li></ul>IMG_0113.jpg
  2. IDRE-HASIS Visit Outcomes <ul><li>Describe map digitization project currently underway at library. </li></ul><ul><li>Short video of scanning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Show you maps and images to explain what we are doing and why. </li></ul><ul><li>Collect any feedback you have. </li></ul>
  3. Map Digitization @ UCLA <ul><li>Gain knowledge and expertise for sustainable scanning of maps (library-driven AND user-driven) </li></ul><ul><li>Digitize as many maps as possible for a variety of uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curated projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad hoc user-requests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation </li></ul></ul>
  4. <ul><li>Overview of UCLA Map Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 1 million print maps, worldwide coverage, historical and contemporary </li></ul><ul><li>Single maps and map series </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Research Library and SRLF (Geology as well) </li></ul><ul><li>Classified using LC and Modified LC </li></ul><ul><li>Sizes, shapes, and physical conditions vary greatly </li></ul>
  5. idre4.png <ul><li>Map Scanning Pilot Project </li></ul><ul><li>Six month pilot -- August 2010 – January 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Digitize as many maps as possible from the historical California and Los Angeles collection </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing on monograph maps not series </li></ul><ul><li>Work out scanning, transport, cataloging, preservation </li></ul><ul><li>issues </li></ul><ul><li>Load into Digital Library Collection System and develop a way to easily get or host the data for GIS use. </li></ul><ul><li>Create documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Assess progress and plan for next stage of project. </li></ul><ul><li>Assess scan-on-demand process and prices </li></ul>
  6. <ul><li>Current Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Create an extensive inventory of CA and LA maps </li></ul><ul><li>Track physical characteristics of maps </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with conservator when questions arise about condition </li></ul><ul><li>Remove encapsulation when possible </li></ul><ul><li>Leave for outsourcing (most likely at SRLF) when not possible to scan with Contex scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Work out the “kinks” </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and tweak workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Video of scanner </li></ul>
  7. <ul><li>Example 1 </li></ul>small tungsten.jpg
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  9. <ul><li>Example 2 Close Up </li></ul>tungsten_lines.2..jpg
  10. <ul><li>Questions/Input </li></ul><ul><li>Would this file be suitable for your research/work needs? </li></ul><ul><li>Would this file be suitable for your students to use? </li></ul><ul><li>Would the imperfections on the image impede your work or the overall usability of the image? </li></ul>tungsten_lines.2..jpg
  11. dlcsimage.png <ul><li>See Maps in the DLCS: </li></ul><ul><li>http://digidev.library.ucla.edu/viewItem.do?ark=21198/zz0025nqnn </li></ul><ul><li>Online survey: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22BDKXNMPD6 </li></ul>

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