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 insert information on other entities (people, hardware, events), too.
- Part 1 gives background information on the way that Lucerna works, definitions we use and common problems that occur when determining the information about lantern slides and slide sets.
- Part 2 is a step-by-step manual, illustrated with screen shots, which explains how to catalogue information about lantern slides and lantern slide set
It does not explain
- How to prepare digital image files for illustrations in Lucerna -> see the Lucerna Manual #1 – How to prepare digital image files for upload to Lucerna
- The various methods to digitize lantern slides -> see manual “Best practices for digitisation of slides” (in preparation)