Naming files and folders for digitisation
Naming files and folders is a fundamental part of managing any sort of digital data and yet 90% of people who come to use our scanners …
Cooking with DOS: Converting Images to PDF
Do you scan documents with your camera? In this post we’ll whip up some Imagemagick scripts to not only convert folders of images to PDFs but …
Just Get It!
Forgot your USB and need some way to transfer your scans from our scanners? Can’t edit your images because you don’t have Photoshop and can’t afford …
What resolution should I scan at?
So you need to get some images scanned but your confused by different people giving you different numbers for DPI? Don’t Panic Immediately! Figuring out what …
Cooking with DOS
The Windows command line scares most people but if you want to automate stuff then command line scripts can be your best friend. In this series …
Google Earth Overlays
Google Earth can display online images as an overlay above the satellite imagery without requiring any special server software. There are only a few requirements: High …
After years of tossing around plans to share more of the technical bits behind the scenes at the University Digitisation Centre of the University of Melbourne …