Digitisation projects and best practice

Newspaper digitisation projects worldwide

United States - National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

Utah Digital Newspapers Program

Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program

National Library of the Netherlands (KB)

Best practice and recommendations

  • OLR (Optical Layout Recognition)
  • Metadata
  • IMPACT Best Practice Guide: Metadata for Text Digitisation & OCR (Michael Day, UKOLN, University of Bath, 2010)
  • Search and delivery functions
  • Prototyping
  • Enhancement and upgrading options
  • Long-term preservation and accessibility of digitised newspaper collections
  • Project management
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    Last update: 9 December 2014