TOPICS AND DATES
Standards & Guidelines 15 SEPT 2020
Distributed Digitization
13 OCT 2020
Resource-challenged Digitization
17 NOV 2020
Achieving Excellence in . . .
15 DEC 2020
Conference Portal Closes
15 APRIL 2021

PARTNER

Federal Agencies Digital
Guidelines Initiative

COMMITTEE
Dave Wyble, DigiTIPS Series Chair
Peter Burns
Jeanine Nault
Tom Rieger
Don Williams

  DIGITIZING TO INTERNATIONAL IMAGING PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

JOIN US for a series of four sessions focused on achieving excellence in cultural heritage imaging. These sessions are being carefully curated with invited talks to provide valuable information for cultural heritage professionals across the globe.

Held once a month, the sessions that comprise this topical meeting will follow the same presentation format as IS&T's annual Archiving Conference, with three hours of content and ample time for Q&A, open discussions, and networking with colleagues around the world. Talk abstracts are provided on the Program Tab.

Please note: All sessions will be recorded and registrants will have access to the recordings—including Q&A—until 15 April 2021 to accommodate your schedule, as well as to allow you to go back and review details.  To join the meeting sign into the Event Site.

SCHEDULE (see below for details)
meeting times are US East Coast
9:00 - 10:00  Grab-a-Cup Zoom pre-meeting socializing
10:00 - 14:30  Presentation of Topical Meeting Content with two 30-minute breaks
14:30 - 17:00  Grab-a-Cup Zoom post-meeting discussions and socializing

Register for one of the sessions—or for all four. Add access to two relevant short courses that were recorded during the Archiving 2020 Meeting this past May:

SC01 Scanner & Camera Imaging Performance: Ten Commandments
Instructors: Peter Burns & Don Williams    Length: 2 hours

SC09  Best Practices for Implementing a FADGI Compliant Color Digitization Workflow
Instructors: David Wyble & Thomas Rieger     Length: 2 hours

  OVERVIEW OF THE FOUR SESSIONS

IMAGING PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES  

15 SEPTEMBER 2020

TALKS  / SPEAKERS*
Imaging Standards and Guidelines: Managing Imaging for Cultural Heritage,
Peter D. Burns, Burns Digital Imaging LLC
Evaluating Spatial Performance for Digital Capture Systems,
Don Williams, Image Science Associates
Evaluating Color Performance,
Dave Wyble, Avian Rochester LLC
FADGI, Metamorfoze, ISO . . . What's the Difference?,
Dietmar Wüller, Image Engineering GmbH

MEETING CHAIR: Jeanine Nault,
Smithsonian Institution

* Talk abstracts and speaker bios found on the Program Tab.

 



DISTRIBUTED DIGITIZATION: WHEN ALL THE WORK CAN'T BE DONE IN-HOUSE

13 OCTOBER 2020 

PROGRAM DETAILS
Talk abstracts found on the Program Tab
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PART 1: WORKING SAFE, YET SMART, IN A PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT
10:00 Welcome and Overview
10:10 Jeanine Nault: Smithsonian Mass Digitization Work Safe Initiative for COVID-19 and the Future
10:45 Kurt Heumiller: Pseudo-rapid Imaging at MOMA 

11:00 BREAK

PART 2: ADJUSTING PROCESSES WHILE MAINTAINING STANDARDS
11:30 Tom Rieger: Moving The Library of Congress Forward in Light of COVID-19 

12:15 BREAK

PART 3: OUTSOURCING, QC, AND SAFETY
12:45 David Walls: Planning and Managing Outsourced Digital Imaging Projects
13:15 Peter Grisafi: Pandemic-proof Digitization
13:30 Peter Thiesen: Providing Digitization Services to External Cultural Heritage Collections
 
13:45 Group Q&A/D discussion with all presenters
 
14:15 Adjourn to Zoom room for further discussion

MEETING CHAIR: Jeanine Nault, Smithsonian Institution

* Talk abstracts and speaker bios found on the Program Tab.

RESOURCE-CHALLENGED DIGITIZATION: OPERATING A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM IN A BUDGET-CONSTRAINED ENVIRONMENT 17 NOVEMBER 2020

PROGRAM DETAILS
Talk abstracts found on the Program Tab.


PART 1: CREATING A DYNAMIC REPOSITORY WITHOUT EXHAUSTING YOUR RESOURCES
10:00 Welcome and Overview, Dave Wyble, series coordinator
10:10 Colonial North America: Portals to the Past—Lessons from a multi-year digitization project, Franziska Frey, Harvard University Library, and Megan Sniffin-Martinoff, Harvard University

11:00 BREAK / ZOOM DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS

PART 2: IMPLEMENTING A HIGH-QUALITY DIGITIZATION PROGRAM WITHIN CONSTRAINTS
11:30 Developing a Digitization Center at the General Archives of Puerto Rico, Hilda Teresa Ayala-Gonzalez, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
11:55 Collaborative Partnerships and A Lot of DIY, Elizabeth Chiang, George Eastman Museum

12:20 BREAK / ZOOM DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS 

PART 3: ON A SMALLER SCALE: HOME-BASED DIGITIZATION STUDIOS
12:50 Sharp, Accurate, Beautiful: Fine Art Digitization without Breaking the Bank!, Christopher Campbell, studio artist
13:15 FADGI Stars From The Basement, Tom Rieger, Library of Congress

13:45 Group Q&A/D discussion with all presenters
 
14:15 Adjourn to Zoom room for further discussion

MEETING CHAIR: David Wyble, Avian Rochester, LLC.

* Talk abstracts and speaker bios found on the Program Tab.

ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN . . .
15 DECEMBER 2020 


PROGRAM DETAILS*
Talk abstracts found on the Program Tab.

9:00 - 10:00  Grab-a-Cup Zoom Coffee Break Room available for pre-meeting socializing

PART 1: ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN MASS DIGITIZATION
10:00  Welcome and Overview

10:10  Imaging Excellence in Cambodia: Digitizing Priceless 35mm Photographic Bulk-film Rolls of At-risk Khmer Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscripts, Jacqueline Vincent, Brechin Imaging Services, and Alexis Lecoq, Digital Divide Data
10:30  The Digitization of 600,000 Negatives and Slides in 35mm and 6x6cm Formats: Comparing Image-by-image Capture and a System of Joint Capture, Millard Schisler and Joanna Americano, Instituto Moreira Salles
10:50  2D Digitization of a 450m2 Art Installation, Emmanuel Fremau, Arkhênum SAS

11:10 BREAK

PART 2: ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN IMAGE DOCUMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT
11:40  Achieving Excellence in Documentation and Scientific Approaches to Computational Photography, Carla Schroer and Mark Mudge, Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI)
12:10  Development of a Narrow Band Multi-Spectral Metadata Standard (3Pi project – KU Leuven), Hendrik Hameeuw, KU Leuven

12:30 BREAK

PART 3: ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN SPECIALIZED DIGITIZATION
13:00  Subjective and Contextual Aspects of Selecting Color-enhanced Images for an Institutional Online Papyri Catalog, Vlad Atanasiu, University of Basel
13:20  3D Robotic Scanning System CultArm3D and the Challenges of Automated 3D Capture and Reconstruction, Pedro Santos, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD
13:40  Group Discussion with all presenters

14:30 Adjourn to Grab-a-Cup Zoom for further discussion

MEETING CHAIR: Jeanine Nault, Smithsonian Institution

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