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RLG DigiNews

From: Robin Dale <bl.rld>
Date: Thursday, August 20, 1998
Volume 2, Issue 4 of RLG DigiNews, the web-based, quarterly
newsletter is now available at
<URL:http://www.rlg.org/preserv/diginews/>

The August issue's feature article is "Creating and Distributing
High Resolution Cartographic Images" by David Yehling Allen, Head of
the Map Collection, Melville Library, SUNY Stony Brook.  Allen's
article focuses on the reformatting of paper maps to digital images,
both for purposes of preservation and for access via CDs or on the
Web.

The issue also contains a technical feature article, "Imaging
Production Systems at Corbis Corporation," by Sabine Susstrunk,
Senior Imaging Researcher at Corbis. Susstrunk discusses how Corbis,
a large digital image collection with over 1.3 million high
resolution digital images, has addressed the complex issues of
digitizing images for an archive with commercial applications.

As with earlier issues, rounding out this issue is a current
calendar of events, project announcements, a highlighted web site,
and a FAQ responding to the rumor that Kodak is dropping the Kodak
Photo CD technology.

Readers can continue to search issues of RLG DigiNews by keyword or
browse the hyperlinked tables of content of available issues.

For more information about RLG or PRESERV, please contact Robin Dale
(bl.rld [at] rlg__org).

Robin L. Dale
Member Programs & Initiatives
Research Libraries Group, Inc.
1200 Villa Street
Mountain View, CA  94041-1100
650-691-2238
Fax: 650-964-0943

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