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Tulipana

​Summary: The purpose of the Tulipana program is to secure the protection of cultural heritage of Dutch emigrants and expats in Brazil and also to make this material digitally accessible. Together with volunteers we worked on inventorising, conservation, digital access and making sources available. The project included… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

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… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

Digitization Project of Uralic Languages

​Summary: The National Library of Finland executed a digitization project of Uralic languages (minority languages in Russian Federation) beween the years 2012 and 2017. All in all, more than 32 000  documents were published online during the project, released as part of the Fennu-Urgica collection. This includes more than… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts

​Summary: “Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts” is a ground-breaking initiative to enable global centralized digital access to all existing Hebrew manuscripts. The site is the largest of its kind, one of the largest digital collections of manuscripts in existence. Images are preserved long-term using state-of-the-art technology, and the catalogue… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project

​Summary: The core aim of the six-year Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project is to provide free online access to Hebrew manuscripts from the British Library’s collection, through manuscript conservation and imaging, catalogue creation and online presentation. The outputs are detailed and searchable catalogue records and fully digitised manuscripts. This project… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

Digital Images Database of the National Central Library, Taiwan, China

​Summary: Since 2001, The NCL has initiated the digitization project aiming at preserving rare books and providing public access. The “Digital Image Database” includes two parts: one is the scanned images of NCL’s rare books collection; the other is the NCL’s international collaborations of the digitalization project of Chinese… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

The Gordon W. Prange Collection on the Allied Occupation of Japan

​Summary: The University of Maryland Libraries hold the Gordon W. Prange Collections, the most comprehensive collection of Japanese-language materials published between 1945-1949, the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan. The University of Maryland and the National Diet Library collaborated on the digitization of the Collection and making the materials available to… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

Japanese Materials in the Library of Congress Asian Division

​Summary: This was a joint project between the National Diet Library (NDL) and the Library of Congress (LC). The NDL, which has extensive experience digitizing Japanese-language materials, collaborated with the LC in the digitizing and making available to users of rare materials from the collections of the LC Asian… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

Digitization Project for Korean Rare Books held Abroad

​Summary: The project consists in examining, collecting and digitising Korea-related materials located overseas so as to establish a Korean Studies research information infrastructure and preserve a cultural heritage to be passed on to the future generation.   Type of Project: The documents come from a wide range of… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019

James Joyce Manuscripts from the Hans E. Jahnke bequest

​ Summary: The project concerned the publication of the relevant digitised manuscripts of the ZJJF Hans E Jahnke bequest in the online catalogue of the National Library of Ireland. The project fulfils the desire of the donor to ensure that the manuscripts are accessible to scholars, while respected the… Read More

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  • 24 July 2019