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Still Image Digitization for Heritage Professionals (CCI-CHIN)

May 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - June 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm


This online workshop is co-hosted by the CNSA and ANSM. It will be taught via Zoom by Ern Bieman from the Canadian Conservation Institute and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CCI-CHIN).

Registration is restricted to current members of the CNSA and/or ANSM

Dates: every Thursday from May 26 to June 16 (May 26, June 2, 9, & 16)

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: $25 per person paid via PayPal or cheque/money order (address and instructions are provided at checkout)


Workshop description:

This online workshop provides in-depth training over multiple sessions on still image digitization of reflective objects and small transparencies. While various means of scanning are covered, demonstrations focus on flatbed and slide scanners. Topics include digital imaging concepts, equipment selection criteria, verification of specifications claimed by vendors, software selection and use, general considerations for archiving and publishing, digitization workflow, project planning and project management.

Technical demonstrations include setting colour profiles, image capture, metadata inspection and post processing. Workshop participants are encouraged to follow along with demonstrations using their own equipment or to practise at their own pace between sessions. Exercises, activities and case studies not requiring special equipment will also be included throughout the workshop. This workshop adheres to FADGI (Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative) technical guidelines.


May 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am
June 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm


Association of Nova Scotia Museums


Online (Zoom)
(902) 423-4677
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