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Photographs in the Archive: Digitizing your Photographic Collections
Digitizing photographic collections can improve access and minimize handling of fragile materials, but certain collections materials such as photo albums and scrapbooks can present unique challenges. What considerations are needed before embarking on a digitization project? How are bound photographic materials digitized differently than other collections? In this webinar, Maggie Downing will discuss methods and processes for digitization of these unique photographic materials that ensure accessible digital content while also keeping in mind proper handling and care of the original materials.

May 10, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Maggie Downing
Manager of Digital Imaging @Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
As Manager of Digital Imaging, Maggie Downing oversees all imaging projects at CCAHA. These include digitization of books, artwork, archival collections, and photographs and negatives, as well as printed facsimiles of a wide range of materials. She consults with clients to evaluate digitizing options, provides estimates and proposals, assists with image processing, and oversees quality control. She also works with institutions to conduct digital preservation assessments and planning for large-scale digitization projects. Maggie is a member of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association (PACA). She serves on the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Imaging Working Group and is a recognized Digital Archives Specialist through SAA.