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This information is provided for IAPSOP contributors in need of information on how to process materials for publication on IAPSOP. Uses our standard capture camera, the Samsung WB2100, which can typically be purchased for less than $200, not including the required SD storage card.
Paper to PDF, Contactless: a 200 MB ZIPd movie showing the process of using a Fujitsu SV600 contactless scanner to produce an indexed PDF of a month's worth of The Medium & Daybreak.
Paper to PDF, Disbinding: a 1.2 GB ZIPd movie showing the disbinding, trimming, sheet-feed scanning, indexing and file optimization of a book. Not recommended if you are overly reverent about "the book."
Original to JPG: [To be added] -- A movie and document describing the process of using a prosumer digital camera like the Samsung WB2100 to capture a periodical issue in situ.
TIFF to PDF: The process for turning TIFF images provided by a library or service bureau into finished PDF is substantially the same as Camera JPG to PDF above.
Splitting pages: A 200 MB ZIPd movie covering the processing for turning a two-page spread (digitized) into single-page images, using ABBYY Fine Reader Pro. Often useful when working with digitized photocopies.
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