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Wayne Torborg

Director of Digital Collections and Imaging

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

HQ Phone: (320) 363-2741

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Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

2835 Abbey Plaza

Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

United States

Company Description

One of the world's leading cultural preservation institutions, HMML's mission is to identify, digitally photograph, catalog and archive the contents of endangered manuscripts belonging to threatened communities, and to make these unique cultural resources ... more

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Employment History

Digital Imaging

Colormax

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Contact HMML - HMML

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Wayne Torborg Director of Digital Collections and Imaging wtorborg@hmml.org

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Wayne Torborg's blog, hmmldigiimaging
HMML Board of Overseers, 2016-2017


Books from the HMML Basement: Finding HMML at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (aka "Kalamazoo")

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Wayne Torborg, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library


News from HMML - HMML

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Digitization of the collection began on September 29, 2016, led by Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center, and Wayne Torborg, Director of Digital Collections at HMML with the help of Lenore Rouse, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at CUA.

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HMML's Director of Digital Imaging, Wayne Torborg, digitizing in the temporary studio at CUA's Mullen Library Rare Books and Special Collections.


After which, Wayne Torborg, ...

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After which, Wayne Torborg, Director of Digital Collections at HMML, will capture each page of Historical Books on film. Some of the illuminations require Wayne to shoot several pictures at different angles in order to capture the play of light on the gold or the depth of the shadows. In the past, this process has taken anywhere from six weeks to two months, however, due to advances in technology, Wayne has been able to trim this timeline down considerably.

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Wayne continues his role in the development by overseeing the color checking and approval by marking the proofs with suggestions and directions before they are sent back to Colormax to tweak and reprint. Some difficult illuminations can take four or more passes under his critical eye, before he is satisfied.
While Wayne checks the color, Bible staff checks the proofs for missing letter serifs and any other aberrations that need to be corrected.


In another two weeks, Wayne ...

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In another two weeks, Wayne Torborg, Director of Digital Collections at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, will set up a temporary studio in the Arca Artium art storage space on campus to begin digitally capturing the images and preparing them for publication.

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