Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cause Paper Digitisation in pictures

We’ve been very fortunate to have two photographers working with us on the project. This week Katrina Zerilli has been taking some time to document the project in picture. Advertisements

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Derivative copies

This week we are beginning the process of creating the derivatives that will be used for service delivery and archiving, from the master TIFF image files. The York Digital Library team have created a script that will take each directory … Continue reading

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UROS project gets under way

Last week the UROS project, based at the University of Lincoln, got underway. Student Diane Ranyard is collecting Cause Paper data to support the project ‘Geography, gender and reputation in the Church Courts of York 1400-1550’,  which is looking at … Continue reading

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Equipment challenges

We’ve had a challenging couple of weeks, with various pieces of equpiment failure coming all at once. First of all the scanning head developed a problem, and then various of the Bowen 200/200 light heads have started malfunctioning. The scanner … Continue reading

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Medieval Cause Papers added to project

This week we have been exploring the ways in which we can add images of the records of the medieval courts to the project. These records are physically more challenging for the digitisation process – the majority are on parchment … Continue reading

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