Echo the above sentiments, and would also mention the Open
Library/Internet Archive book reader. We use it in Islandora with
On 13-11-08 02:38 PM, Simeon Warner wrote:
> I agree with Ed that going to PDF seems unfortunate.
> Check out Jon Stroop's Loris  for a lightweight implementation of
> tiling using IIIF [2,3] that the Open Seadragon zoom-pan viewer works
> over. Cool demo at:
>  https://github.com/pulibrary/loris
>  http://iiif.io/
>  http://www-sul.stanford.edu/iiif/image-api/1.1/
> On 11/8/13 2:14 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote:
>> On the same note, I've had good experiences with using adore djatoka to
>> render jpeg2000 files. Maybe something better has since come along.
>> I'm out
>> of touch with this type of technology.
>> On Nov 8, 2013 2:10 PM, "Edward Summers" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> It is sad to me that converting to PDF for viewing off the Web seems
>>> the answer. Isn’t there a tiling viewer (like Leaflet) that could be
>>> to render jpeg derivatives of the original tif files in Omeka?
>>> For an example of using Leaflet (usually used for working with maps) in
>>> this way checkout NYTimes Machine Beta:
>>> On Nov 8, 2013, at 2:00 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> We are in the process of migrating our digital collections from
>>>> to Omeka and are trying to figure out what to do about the compound
>>>> -- the vast majority of which are digitized books.
>>>> The source files are actually hi res tiffs but since ginormous objects
>>>> broken into hundreds of pieces (each of which can be well over 100MB in
>>>> size) aren't exactly friendly to use, we'd like to stitch them into
>>>> individual pdf's that can be viewed more conveniently
>>>> My game plan is to simply have a script pull the files down as jpegs
>>>> can be fed to imagemagick which can theoretically do everything I need.
>>>> However, I've never actually done anything like this before, so I
>>>> see if there's a method that people have used for combining lots of
>>>> into pdfs that works particularly well. Thanks,