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Some years ago I researched and wrote a report for the National Museum of Ireland advising on best practice for digitising a photographic 35mm slide collection of significant importance. Obviously as technology and knowledge moves forward all the time, much of the information I gathered at the time is out-of-date now. However, in my report […]
Whether you are publishing your own manuscript or preparing a manuscript for publication elsewhere, you are usually asked to supply an image or two. Whatever you might feel (and believe me, sometimes there’s a sensitivity about this) images MUST be 300 dpi or higher. Not only do these images look a lot better, often the […]
YouTube is a great place to find videos that can teach you how to do practically anything, particularly if you prefer visual learning. To get the best value from this, learn more about how to use YouTube by going to YouTube Help. There are literally millions of videos online so how to keep track of the […]
In 2016 I published my own book. I spent quite a bit of time looking into the different ways this can be done. My conclusion is that there’s a tension between cost, control and quality. It’s up to personal attitude, your finances and standards what route you’ll choose. The bottom line for some people is the […]
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