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Image Digitizing Standards

Equipment: Three computers and software, three scanners, one printer and a digital camera for the Library & Archives. One computer and software, scanner and network hub for Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life.



Scanning Standards:

Type & size Master Archival Large Jpeg Medium Jpeg Thumbnail
  . TIF . JPEG . JPG . GIF
Extensions: . TIF . JL.JPEG . JM. JPEG . TH.GIF
         
B&W ‹5x7 600 dpi no pixel max. 72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
B&W 8x10 400 72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
B&W 11x14 400 72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
    72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Sepia ‹ 5x7   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Sepia 8x10   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Sepia 11x14   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Color ‹ 5x7   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Color 8x10   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.
Color 11x14   72 dpi 600 x 500 pixel max. 300 x 300 pixel max 72 dpi .jpg 80X80 pixel max.

 

Formats Digitalized:

Format Part I Number Scanned Part II Number Scanned
Albumen 12 26
Ambrotypes 13 11
Color 9 13
Daguerreotypes 9 10
Newspaper 4 0
Gelatin-Silver 270 746
Tintypes 7 4
Slides 8 9



 

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