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Digitizing textual material

The digitization process of original objects lies at the core of many activities in the digital humanities field. The way in which a source is digitised, determines to a large extent what kind of information can be gathered from this virtual replica. While there are many complimentary processes which can enrich the the object (metadating, adding augmented layers etc.), these data will build upon the digital fascimile.


Workflow steps(8)

  1. 1 Assess legal issues

  2. 2 Determine scanning method

  3. 3 Define imaging specifications

  4. 4 Image the documents

  5. 5 Ensure quality control

  6. 6 Store master files

  7. 7 Post process files

  8. 8 Store edited files

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The SSH Open Marketplace is maintained and will be further developed by three European Research Infrastructures - DARIAH, CLARIN and CESSDA - and their national partners. It was developed as part of the "Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud" SSHOC project, European Union's Horizon 2020 project call H2020-INFRAEOSC-04-2018, grant agreement #823782.