J. McRee Elrod <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Ed Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>Would transcription still be necessary if a title page (or analogous
>>source for other types of resource) image were routinely included ...
> We include "thumbnails" of cover images for a major client (30,000
> records so far). But they are images, and can not be keyword
Ed's not referring to keyword searching an image with text. He's
referring to, say, an ePub or PDF file of text (title page or whole
work) within the coding of which is metadata that can be searched on
or extracted and put into a database. You might be familiar with EXIF
and image metadata, which is somewhat similar.
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