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Julian Ball

Author Bio

Julian Ball is manager of the University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit and has been part of two major JISC digitisation projects, 18C parliamentary papers and the 19C political pamphlets. The Unit specialises in the digital capture of high resolution archive resources to support research. A seamless workflow has been developed for the digitisation of materials, through to web delivery. This incorporates quality control steps, optical character recognition and standardised metadata.