4. Imaging Hardware Options
We learn about the fundamentals of scanners, viewing conditions, and lighting.
5. Imaging Software
We learn how to operate scan control software and the roles that software tools play in digitization workflows.
6. Outsourcing Digital Imaging
We learn how to discuss digital imaging with third-party vendors.
7. Error & System Performance
We explore an ontology of imaging error and learn how to test imaging system performance using standardized test targets and OpenDICE software.
We learn about Spatial Frequency Response and how to measure the capabilities of scanning equipment to meet quality expectations.
9. Tone Response
We learn about the Opto-Electronic Conversion Function (OECF) for image tone/exposure and white balance/neutrality.
10. Color Accuracy
We introduce Delta E and the fundamentals of visible color space and learn how to estimate the accuracy of color encoding.
11. Archival Image Formats
We learn about the TIFF and JPEG2000 file formats.
12. Post-scan Image Processing
We explore the ethics and procedures surrounding the normalization of archival masters and the production of derivatives.
13. Image Metadata Standards
We learn about documenting the technical features of images inside and outside the file.
14. Future of Digital Imaging
We consider the technical trends that are changing digital imaging.