Glass Negatives, Digitization
When planning the digitization a large collection of glass-plate negatives, the UWM Libraries developed a low-friction 'rail' system to improve efficiency and negative safety for using an overhead 35mm camera for digitization. The rail system and its advantages are described in detail.
Lowrey, Jim, "“Riding the Rails” to Efficiency: A Production Line for 25,000 Glass Negatives" (2014). UWM Libraries Other Staff Publications. Paper 3.