Category Archives: Digitization

Binghamton University Civil War Collections added to New York Heritage Research Portal

Five of Binghamton University’s Civil War Collections have added to New York Heritage, a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The … Continue reading

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Bringing Civil War Collections to Researchers

Materials from the Libraries’ Civil War Collections will be soon made available to researchers thanks to a 2015 Regional Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing (RBDB) Program grant from the South Central Regional Archives Council (SCRLC). The project plans to digitize … Continue reading

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Studying Irish History?

These articles may be of interest to you: Ireland’s National Library expands online archive with 10,000 images Irish Census archives from 1800s released online

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American Museum of Natural History Starts Digitizing, Makes 7,000 Photos Available to the Public

In an effort to bring 145 years worth of its historic photography collection to the computer age, the American Museum of Natural History has digitized over 7,000 of its archived images and made them publicly available online. Mainly consisting of images from … Continue reading

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Canterbury Cathedral’s new digital archive goes on display

Louis VII parchment and 17th-century travel diary among historic Anglo-French documents in new exhibition A selection of beautiful manuscripts that have lain quietly in Canterbury Cathedral for hundreds of years are being brought to life in a new digital archive … Continue reading

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IBM, Poland university digitize Martin Luther, medieval texts

By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines Wroclaw University Library, based in Warsaw, Poland, is partnering with IBM to digitize 800,000 European manuscripts, books and maps that date back to the Middle Ages. The project aims to create the largest digital archive of … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments Go Digital

Cambridge University Library is to release digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world – following on from last year’s release of Isaac Newton’s manuscripts and notebooks.  Launched in December last year (2011), the Cambridge … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day! The Love Letters of Barrett, Browning Go Online

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — “I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett …” So begins the first love letter to 19th-century poet Elizabeth Barrett from her future husband, fellow poet Robert Browning. Their 573 love letters, which capture their courtship, … Continue reading

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National Archives Creates Plan for Online Access to Founding Fathers Papers

On Tuesday, May 6, 2008, Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein submitted a report, entitled The Founders Online, to the Committees on Appropriations of the U.S. Congress. This report is the National Archives response to concerns raised by the … Continue reading

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