Category Archives: workflow

Project draws to an end

We now come to the end of the Cause Paper Project blog – at least as far as blogging about project progress. The Cause Papers have been imaged, the main series 1500-1799 have been processed into their delivery formats and … Continue reading

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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.

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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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A chance to draw breath

With a month and a half’s imaging work completed we are going to take the opportunity next week to go back over our quality control logs and replace any images that are below standard. As the images have been listed … Continue reading

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About the Project

The case papers for the church courts held at York are an essential source for anyone interested in the social, economic, physical, emotional and legal environment of England’s past. From the 14th century until the mid-19th, these paper and parchment … Continue reading

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Into the second week

After a breathless first week we can take stock of where we’ve got to. We started on the first day with 10 project staff who are working hours which make up the rough equivalent of six full-time people. The digitisation … Continue reading

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