research product . Lecture . 2020

Digitizing the materiality[-ies] of books. The [potential] role of the conservator

Campagnolo, Alberto;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Dec 2020
Abstract
Abstract The successful transmediation of books and documents through digitization requires the synergetic partnership of many professional figures that have what may sometimes appear as conflicting goals at heart. On one side, there are those who look after the physical objects and strive to preserve them for the future generations—conservators and curators— and on the other those involved in the digitization of the objects, the information that they contain, and the management of the digital data—digitization professionals, and then digital humanists. These complementary activities are generally considered as separate. More often than not, conservation is pres...
Subjects
free text keywords: Book conservation, Digitization, Materiality, Book as Object, Digital Humanities
Communities
Rural Digital Europe
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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