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Large Scale Manuscript Digitization Programme

10.00 Registration, coffee
10.30 Welcome and Introduction – aims of the day
11.00 'The need for speed? Balancing throughput, workflow', Simon Tanner, KDCS, King’s College London
11.30 'How Big is Big Enough? Digitization for scholarly research', Julia Craig McFeely, DIAMM Project, Royal Holloway and Oxford University
12.00 'On cultural heritage and the digital world', Manfred Thaller, University of Cologne
12.30 'From Estimate to Experience: Workflows and some numbers about manuscript digitisation', Torsten Schassan, Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, Fotomarburg and the project CESG
13.00 Lunch
14.00 In the afternoon session, we will be asking scholars, librarians and archivists to discuss digitization from their own perspectives, and will be seeking to ascertain what scholars need from digital images of manuscripts, and what the key concerns are for content holders in the supply of digital images. A detailed report of the day will be produced.
16.00 End