with a small donation you can help us buying out of print and on flea markets and web shops
sostieni.link/23671

everything will be digitized and published on Internet Archive, for free, forever.
we don't spend money on infrastructure, neither on hardware. everything is lo-fi, low quality.

i tre colpi mortali che hanno ucciso la stampa. una delle più complete e brillanti analisi sul declino del nella nostra società

La morte del libro, Erica Moira Pini, AAA Edizioni (1996)
archive.org/details/la-morte-d
radicalbiblio.wordpress.com/20

Europe Against the Current, in 1989 in Amsterdam, was a festival on Alternative-Independent-Radical Information carriers.

these are the only informations i've found online:
archive.org/details/EuropeAgai
imaginarymuseum.org/ETS/ETSeng
imaginarymuseum.org/imp_archiv

do you know someone that was there and keeps the printed phamplet?

this is our toolbox, for and digitization.

are you using something similar? let's talk!

* some flatbed scanners, A4 size, the cheapest available on the market.
* Vuescan hamrick.com/ for managing the flatbed scanners. not free software, not cheap, but worths the money. the image editing functions will spare you time
* a DIYBOOKSCANNER diybookscanner.org/ - not the newest version, the previous, made in wood. buyed a kit from a producer in Latvia, in late 2013.
* 2 cameras: Nikon 1 J4 (black)
* this script: a simplistic wrapper around gphoto2 for acquisition from the cameras github.com/danyq/diybookscanne

a bunch of bash scripts, using some of these tools:
* vips libvips.github.io/libvips/
* imagemagick imagemagick.org/
* jpegexitorient github.com/CiderMan/jpegexifor
* jbig2enc github.com/agl/jbig2enc
* feh image viewer feh.finalrewind.org/
* bagit github.com/LibraryOfCongress/b
* ia cli github.com/jjjake/internetarch

the biggest part of the job is done using scantailor-advanced: github.com/4lex4/scantailor-ad
it's a bit of pain to recompile on macos, but it works great.
cpu requirements are intensive, so sometimes we prefer to spin a temporary windows desktop in amazon aws ec2 just for the minutes of processing

introducing self: Grafton9, a diy archiving initiative of italian books, zines and journals of autonomous left and grassroots squats, of late '90s (but not only). very low quality, very low profile, a lot of activities on hacking tools and software for digitization and publishing on the web, and collecting rare published materials.

grafton9.net
archive.org/search.php?query=c

everything can be browsed, downloaded, keeped offline.

post.lurk.org

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