Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Feed

Thursday, 25th November 2010

Los Angeles Times: "Digital Technology Lets Libraries Share Their Fragile Treasures With the World"

From an Los Angeles Times Article by David Sarno:

Equipped with imaging equipment far more powerful and often less expensive than a decade ago, libraries of all sizes are transforming their physical collections into virtual ones. The ultimate goal is to digitize troves of books and documents long hidden in basements and to share them with the world in electronic form.

"Name an institution, and if they have books they're looking to digitize them," said Nick Warnock, president of Los Angeles-based Atiz Innovation Inc., which sells a variety of scanning rigs that allow library technicians to scan as many as 800 pages a minute. The final result is a digitally bound book made from images of the original.

Read the Complete Article


Category:




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Source Update for Nexis
    Thursday, 16th April 2015

    The latest additions and takedowns in Nexis, researched and compiled by Anne Jordan.

  • Click to view the article Getting Wired in the Workplace
    Thursday, 16th April 2015

    James Mullan's interest is sparked by a recent article about "wirearchy", a term he had not come across before but which was coined 10 years ago. He looks at the writing of key authors Jon Husband and Jane McConnell on the digital workplace and considers how tools and technologies are transforming organisations.

  • Click to view the article Source Update for Factiva
    Wednesday, 15th April 2015

    The latest additions and takedowns in Factiva, researched and compiled by Anne Jordan.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"I loved the experience and truly felt inspired. My experience with the FreePint Communities of Practice session has gotten me to think in ways ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »