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Manual: Recommendations for the Digitisation of Magic Lantern Slides

For all those holding collections of magic lantern slides and would like to provide access to them in a digital form are the recommendations elaborated by the A Million Pictures working group on digitisation. The resource is available at https://a-million-pictures-recommendations.wp.hum.uu.nl/ and presents several methods for digitising lantern slides. It also features a decision-making list.

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Manual: How to prepare digital images files for upload to Lucerna

This illustrated step-by-step Lucerna Manual #1 – How to prepare digital images for Lucerna (PDF, 9 pages) explains how to prepare digital image files for upload to Lucerna – The Magic Lantern Web Resource. The following topics are addressed – Requirements with respect to minimum image quality – Naming of the digital files for upload…

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Manual: How to catalogue slide sets and slides in Lucerna

The detailed Lucerna Manual #2 – How to catalogue slide sets and slides in Lucerna (PDF, 26 pages) combines background information and a step-by-step manual for cataloguing slide sets in Lucerna – the Magic Lantern Web Resource. Although it focuses on information relevant to cataloguing slides and slide sets, the descriptions can be adapted to…

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Discussion Notes: “Experience with Creative Re-Use”

These discussion notes document the evaluation of experiences with the creative Re-Use projects and activities that were developed in the course of the A Million Pictures Project. We publish these here as a working paper with the idea that the insights in this discussion are useful for others. The discussion was held at the Research…

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