[PGCanada] New 35mm Scanner Available

Michael Hart hart at pglaf.org
Tue Sep 13 08:40:42 PDT 2005

On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Wallace J.McLean wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Hart <hart at pglaf.org>
> Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 11:22 am
> Subject: [PGCanada] New 35mm Scanner Available
>> As you may recall, I have been pushing to include artwork
>> in the various Project Gutenberg libraries, and thus I am
>> encouraging this with a new scanner I just bought to scan
>> 35mm negatives and slides.
> Can it take, or can it be jerry-rigged to take, 35 or 16 mm spools? Or
> microfiche?

I should think that any film that could be put into a slide would work,
so 35mm spools could work, though I would ask a local expert about the
copying process so the original could be preserved.

There are also adaptors for 35mm mountings for 16mm film, so I think
those could also be used.

>> I would very much like to include more artwork, music and
>> other media in the various Project Gutenberg libraries.
> In the "other media" category... manuscript material would
> rock! "Distributed Transcription", anyone?

No reason not to.



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