I agree with Ed that going to PDF seems unfortunate.

Check out Jon Stroop's Loris [1] for a lightweight implementation of 
tiling using IIIF [2,3] that the Open Seadragon zoom-pan viewer works 
over. Cool demo at:



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 like
>> the answer. Isn’t there a tiling viewer (like Leaflet) that could be used
>> 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:
>> //Ed
>> On Nov 8, 2013, at 2:00 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> We are in the process of migrating our digital collections from CONTENTdm
>>> to Omeka and are trying to figure out what to do about the compound
>> objects
>>> -- 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
>> which
>>> can be fed to imagemagick which can theoretically do everything I need.
>>> However, I've never actually done anything like this before, so I wanted
>> to
>>> see if there's a method that people have used for combining lots of
>> images
>>> into pdfs that works particularly well. Thanks,
>>> kyle