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Image Research Guide: Digital Imaging Studio

A guide for finding and using images and where to get help.

Digital Collections & Services Digital Imaging Studio

The Digital Imaging Studio is located on Library Level 1 in Room 183. It is a workspace for digitization which includes flatbed and book edge scanners as well as a photography copystand. The Digital Imaging Studio is staffed M-F by student workers directed by Amanda Matava, Digital Media Librarian (x4084, Room 184 next to the studio,

HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Digital Collections & Services: Studio x2194 (860-297-2194), Amanda Matava (860-297-4084), Nancy Smith (860-297-4061).

The Space

Mission & Services


  • Support image and digitization needs of faculty and students for teaching and scholarship
  • Digitize, catalog, and publish library print and image collections for online access.


  • Provide image research assistance - help locate and retrieve appropriate images for teaching, presentation, course projects, and theses. May also assist in locating images for publications. 
  • Teach how to navigate digital collections and databases including Trinity's institutional repository. ARTstor, Wikimedia Commons, Digital Public Library of America. 
  • Create digital images in support of demonstrated academic or scholarly need if images are not already available digitally, or if those found online are not appropriate size, format, or rights status. 
  • Advise on software tools for presentation and sharing. 
  • Advise on metadata creation and citation. 
  • Consult on digitization of image or print collections. Factors to be considered include: scholarly and preservation value, uniqueness and condition of materials, descriptive metadata, availability of professional staff and equipment. 

Amanda Matava

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Amanda Matava
LITC 184