An Introduction to JPEG 2000

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Purpose – Aims to provide the reasons why libraries might consider using JPEG 2000 standard architecture for digital imaging and digital archive projects.

Design/methodology/approach – A summary of the main features of the JPEG 2000 standard.

Findings – This article provides an overview of the JPEG 2000 standard: what it is, how it works, and its benefits.

Originality/value – This paper is useful for information management professionals who seek greater understanding of digital storage standards.