About 50 newly digitised collection items are added to the Library’s digitised collections every working day. This adds up to some 14,450 items per year. Simple, you say? Well, it actually takes quite a lot of forward planning to set up the Library’s digitisation program for the year. It all starts with setting the overall digitisation target [...]
Archive for May, 2010
Overview of the proces by which digital images are converted to become searchable in the Newspapers Digitisation Project.
At last, nearly 50 years since their acquisition, the Library’s collection of some 12,000 contemporary French Revolutionary pamphlets has now been fully catalogued.
This month a number of Australian libraries will complete microfilming projects to save some of Australia’s ‘at risk’ newspapers. That’s caused me to reflect on the vast amount of Australian newspaper heritage that is now available for us all to explore. Over the years, the National Library has provided around $2 million to the state [...]
Describes the first steps in the digitisation of newspapers for the program.