Capturing Bestiarium: The Art and Science of Digitization

Apr. 7, 2021

Join our digital library team for an overview of the process of digitizing documents to make them available to researchers in the Huntington Digital Library. The team demonstrates the steps to digitize the illustrated 15th-century bestiary, Dialogus Creaturarum, ascribed to Nicolaus Pergamenus and the Milanese doctor Mayno de Mayneriis. This event is part of the ongoing webinar series The Multi-Storied Library, presented by the library's Reader Services department.

 

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