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Facsimiles printing: innovative dissemination of cultural heritage

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Course aimed at librarians to learn how to enhance the library heritage by printing facsimiles from digital files.

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Facsimiles printing: innovative dissemination of cultural heritage

  1. 1. Facsimiles printing: innovative dissemination of cultural heritage Paolo Tentori Alessandro Milani novantiqua multimedia
  2. 2. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 We continue the refresher courses for librarians with the aim of improving the techniques of public dissemination of cultural heritage. This time we focus on the digital printing of ancient books available for rights in terms of the ‘public domain’. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  3. 3. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 The concept of public domain gives us the opportunity to freely use the cultural material by putting it together with other witnesses described to create thematic exhibitions focusing them on many different topics. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  4. 4. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 A site useful for this purpose is that of the Qatar National Library that in partnership with the British Library and the Qatar Foundation has created the project of the ‘Qatar Digital Library’: https://www.qdl.qa/en/about. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  5. 5. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 Among the beautiful books available in public domain we chose the co- smology of Zakariya al-Qazwini, full of illustrations and studied by Stefa- no Carboni with a book published by the Edinburgh University Press. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  6. 6. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 After downloading the PDF we have simply optimized the images for printing, keeping the original format (300 x 192 mm leaf - 248 x 165 mm written). Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  7. 7. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 An expert graphic librarian created an original cover with the title of the book in Arabic and Italian (another cover will be in Arabic and English). Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  8. 8. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 An expert graphic librarian created an original cover with the title of the book in Arabic and Italian (another cover will be in Arabic and English). Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  9. 9. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 All that remains is to assemble pages and cover to get a full-size copy of the book. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  10. 10. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 We will use the book in an exhibition on the Islamic culture of the Middle Ages compared to the Western culture of the same period. Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload
  11. 11. Fondi antichi e metadati: ottimizzazione dei costi Novantiqua Multimedia 2018 Thanks for watching! Webref: https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023586788.0x000001?utm_source=testpdfdownload&utm_ medium=pdf&utm_campaign=PDFdownload

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