Intermediate Imaging: Scanning Essentials

Date(s) - 04/22/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Polk County History Center



This one-day workshop focuses on scanning for digitization projects.

Topics covered include:

  • Basis of image quality
  • Nature of originals and implications for scanning
  • Pixels, bit depth and resolution
  • How a scanner works
  • Types of capture devices
  • Benchmarking
  • Basic image editing
  • Scaling and compression for network distribution
  • Storage
  • Standards

Presenter: Emily Nimsakont
Emily Nimsakont is the Cataloging and Metadata Trainer at Amigos Library Services. She holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a master’s degree in museum studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a bachelor’s degree in history and psychology from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Her work experience includes digital asset management for a technology company, managing the technical services department for the University of Nebraska’s law school library, and training on cataloging topics for the Nebraska Library Commission. She also teaches cataloging as an adjunct instructor for Rutgers University and the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Parking Information: There will be parking on the North side and East side of the building, but it is limited. There is a free public parking lot called The Oaks Municipal Parking: 390 E Parker St, Bartow, FL 33830, which is two blocks to the south of the History Center. (across the street from the Post Office when looking south).

Priority seating will be given to TBLC Members.


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