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  • Simplifying our JPEG2000 conversion workflow


    Over the summer, we have been working to streamline our JPEG 2000 conversion workflow. With the help of software developers from Genisys – one of the Trust’s strategic IT development and support partners – we have put the LuraWave command… Continue reading

  • Preserving our digital assets #1 – SDB4


    The successful long term management of digital assets is a key concern for us as we build our digital resource. Until recently, we did not have a dedicated system in use for storing and managing master files for any digitised… Continue reading

  • ICC profiles and LuraWave


    Johan van der Knijff’s long-awaited D-Lib paper JPEG 2000 for long term preservation: JP2 as a preservation format, has now come out. In this paper he mentions the various ways LuraWave has handled colour profile information, and I thought it… Continue reading

  • Workflow Tools Workshop in Bath, 30 November 2010


    On a freezing cold November day I travelled down to Bath to attend a one-day event run by UKOLN as part of the DevCSI program. Mahendra Mahey, Research Office with UKOLN, was our host for the day. What may seem… Continue reading

  • Guest post: JPEG2000 recipes for the Aware encoder


    As our first guest poster, Bill Comstock, Head of Imaging Services at Harvard College Library, writes about the specific “recipes” used at Harvard for producing JPEG2000 images. I needed help remembering when it was that we began making JPEG2000 images.… Continue reading

  • Finding a JPEG 2000 conversion tool


    It should be stated straight away that we don’t have any programming capacity at the Wellcome Library (or the Wellcome Trust, our parent company). We don’t do any in-house software development, and we don’t use open source software much as… Continue reading