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Digitization at theCity of Vancouver Archives
BackgroundMajor J.S.Matthews at hisdesk, 1941
City recordsDetail from Plan showing lands occupied in StanleyPark near Brockton Point, 1923. City Engineers Office.AM1594...
Private-sector records
Evidence?111117-A-BE343-010 (cc) Arctic Wolves 1/25 Stryker Brigade Combat Team
City of Vancouver Archives Blog
Search for photograph - thumbnail
Search for photograph – full description
Search for photograph – large image
Search for photograph – full resolution
Search for video
Copyright – thumbnail excerpt
Glass negative
Colour negative as a negative
Colour negative as a positive
Cellulose acetate negative in good shape
Cellulose acetate negative – shrunken
Panorama negativeUp to8 feetlong!
Film prep: measuring shrinkage
2” quad videotape
Audio digitization
Audio decision list
Map scanner
Turning Analogue Records into Data• GeoTiff• PNG• KML• etc
Maps: Map Warper
Vanmap
Page from 1912 Fire Insurance Plan
Page from 1912 Fire Insurance Plan - detail
Library & Archives Canada’s copy
DV migrator
DV transfer analysis
Video transfer error
McLennan & McFeely Catalogue
Elevator, Roof & Barn Paint
Bartholomew Plan on Internet Archive
Segmentation for OCR
Texts: OCR to plain text
Texts: add structure to plain text
Akoma Ntoso XML markup samplexml html
Find our digitized content hereMAIN: searcharchives.vancouver.caflickrYouTubeInternet Archive (both text & video)Historypi...
Thanks to our digitization funders!• Friends of the Vancouver City Archives• National Archival Development Program (andpre...
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Digitization at the City of Vancouver Archives

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Presented June 15, 2013 at the Northern Voice conference, Vancouver, B.C. at the session "Taking the Institution Online: Digitizin' with the MOV & the Vancouver Archives". Download for full text.

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Digitization at the City of Vancouver Archives

  1. 1. Digitization at theCity of Vancouver Archives
  2. 2. BackgroundMajor J.S.Matthews at hisdesk, 1941
  3. 3. City recordsDetail from Plan showing lands occupied in StanleyPark near Brockton Point, 1923. City Engineers Office.AM1594-: MAP 6
  4. 4. Private-sector records
  5. 5. Evidence?111117-A-BE343-010 (cc) Arctic Wolves 1/25 Stryker Brigade Combat Team
  6. 6. City of Vancouver Archives Blog
  7. 7. Search for photograph - thumbnail
  8. 8. Search for photograph – full description
  9. 9. Search for photograph – large image
  10. 10. Search for photograph – full resolution
  11. 11. Search for video
  12. 12. Copyright – thumbnail excerpt
  13. 13. Glass negative
  14. 14. Colour negative as a negative
  15. 15. Colour negative as a positive
  16. 16. Cellulose acetate negative in good shape
  17. 17. Cellulose acetate negative – shrunken
  18. 18. Panorama negativeUp to8 feetlong!
  19. 19. Film prep: measuring shrinkage
  20. 20. 2” quad videotape
  21. 21. Audio digitization
  22. 22. Audio decision list
  23. 23. Map scanner
  24. 24. Turning Analogue Records into Data• GeoTiff• PNG• KML• etc
  25. 25. Maps: Map Warper
  26. 26. Vanmap
  27. 27. Page from 1912 Fire Insurance Plan
  28. 28. Page from 1912 Fire Insurance Plan - detail
  29. 29. Library & Archives Canada’s copy
  30. 30. DV migrator
  31. 31. DV transfer analysis
  32. 32. Video transfer error
  33. 33. McLennan & McFeely Catalogue
  34. 34. Elevator, Roof & Barn Paint
  35. 35. Bartholomew Plan on Internet Archive
  36. 36. Segmentation for OCR
  37. 37. Texts: OCR to plain text
  38. 38. Texts: add structure to plain text
  39. 39. Akoma Ntoso XML markup samplexml html
  40. 40. Find our digitized content hereMAIN: searcharchives.vancouver.caflickrYouTubeInternet Archive (both text & video)HistorypinFacebookAuthentiCity blog
  41. 41. Thanks to our digitization funders!• Friends of the Vancouver City Archives• National Archival Development Program (andpredecessors)• B.C. History Digitization Program• Bing Thom Architects• Dunbar Residents Association• Vancouver 125 Program• Vancouver Historical Society• Archival Community Digitization Program• Young Canada Works in Heritage Institutions• City of Vancouver

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