Преглед НЦД 22 (2013), 112–117
National and University Library in Zagreb
DIGITAL COLLECTION OF RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ:
THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSERVATION – RESTORATION WORKS
IN THE DIGITALIZATION PROCESS
Abstract: The implementation of digitization process of old and valuable material requires the participation of conservation and restoration services. The research presents the role of conservation – restoration profession in the process of material preparation for the digitization process on the example of the digitization project Collection of Ruđer Bošković works at the National University Library in Zagreb. It clarifies the role of the conservator in condition verification of the material before and after the scanning process, drafting of documentation and minimal conservation – restoration procedures that provide protection of the originals from possible damage during the process of digitization.
Keywords: digitization, conservation – restoration works, digital collection Ruđer Bošković, National University Library in Zagreb