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Cool Tools: Retro Reveal

Submitted by: Jennie Levine Knies The UMD Libraries’ Lovely Cassandra Schmidt brought this tool to my attention. Retro Reveal. Hosted at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, and utilizing the ImageJ technology developed by the National Institutes of Health for scientific image processing, Retro Reveal helps users uncover hidden text in their documents. For […]

Cool Tools: Bodleian Ballads image-match demonstrator

On more than one occasion, a researcher (most notably, my husband, who is studying 19th-century printing), has asked me if I knew of any method for quickly identifying or comparing images. The Bodleian Ballads Image Match seems to be just the type of tool for which I was searching. The tool was “experimentally developed under a […]