Digitization of Polish Jewish Historical Newspapers
Summary: The project focused on the digitisation of selected microfilms of Polish Jewish newspapers from the collections of National Library of Poland and make the materials avialiable via National Library of Israel website.
Type of Project: The documents come from a single collection (at the Polish National Library).
Countries Involved: 3
The project focused on the digitisation of selected microfilms of Polish Jewish newspapers from the collections of the National Library of Poland and making the materials avialiable via National Library of Israel site: NLI Historical Jewish Press (www.jpress.org.il).
The project also included the post-processing of the images, segmentation, OCR and providing output formats, and hosting digitized materials on the above mentioned site.
- National Library of Israel, Israel
- National Library of Poland, Poland
- Harvard University, United States
- Ongoing (started 2014)
Access to Data and Documents
Materials are partly available for free as they are in the publlic domain, but some are still subject to copyright protection.
Metadata is available for consultation on an online catalogue.
17 274 documents, around 127 000 pages