Jay I. Kislak Foundation

Repository ID: 0026 | Metadata type: TEI

Documents from the Jay I. Kislak Foundation

Licensing

Images

All images and their contents from the Kislak Foundation hosted here are free of known copyright restrictions and in the public domain. See the Creative Commons Public Domain Mark page for more information on terms of use:

Metadata

Unless otherwise stated, all manuscript descriptions and other cataloging metadata hosted here are ©2017 The Kislak Foundation. They are licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Licensed version 4.0 (CC-BY-4.0):

For a description of the terms of use, see the Creative Commons Deed:

Intended Users

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OPenn includes some of the items from the Kislak Foundation. For more information on all of the collections available at the Kislak Foundation see:

About the Jay I. Kislak Foundation

Established in 1984, the Jay I. Kislak Foundation is a private nonprofit cultural institution engaged in the collection, conservation, research and interpretation of rare books, manuscripts, maps and indigenous art and cultural artifacts of the Americas and other parts of the world. Kislak collections are rich in primary research materials on the history of Florida, the Caribbean and Mesoamerica, with special emphasis on native cultures, their contact with Europeans and the colonial period to about 1820.

Image standards and specifications

Images from the Kislak Foundation collections on OPenn were shot and processed by the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image. In general, The Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image follows the NISO standards as articulated in A Framework for Building Good Digital Collections, 3rd Edition:

The following represents specific standards adopted by SCETI in their capture of digital images.

Image specifications

Imaging and processing equipment

Master images are captured at a resolution of at least 600 pixels per inch of the image subject. Once all of the images for a manuscript have been captured they are color-corrected, deskewed, and cropped.

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