Tuesday, 29 July 2008


Technical Advisory Service for Images

If you were not already aware, TASI is another JISC funded service that we promote. Together with their core services (see below) they now offer on demand image training, where they can come to you. Read about this tailored service on their website : http://www.tasi.ac.uk/training/on-demand.html

The main services provided by TASI are:

Information service over 80 technical and theoretical advice documents providing accurate and up-to-date information for all levels from beginner to digitising professional

Help desk service free help and advice on topics such as planning your digitisation project, resolving digitisation problems, buying equipment and using digital images

Workshops a wide range of technical subjects catering for all levels, with hands-on practical exercises and training

Mailing list providing access to imaging professionals within the education and cultural sector communities for the sharing of information and experiences

Image sites a searchable and browsable resource that details information about digital image collections that are available on the Internet for use in learning, teaching and research

Resources such as case studies of digitisation projects and tools to help take the stress out of calculating file size, print size and storage space requirements

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