Map of the digitisation landscape

Compiles projects and initiatives in digitisation and related fields which can be filtered by country and type.

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Nederlandse Volksverhalenbank

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants: Meertens Instituut
  • Purpose: Digital archive for oral stories.
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NewsEye

  • Initiative type:project
  • Country: France
  • Participants: University of La Rochelle, Austrian National Library, University of Helsinki, University of Innsbruck, Bibliothèque nationale de France, University of Rostock, University Paul-Valéry Montpellier, University of Vienna
  • Purpose: NewsEye, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is a research project advancing the state of the art and introducing new concepts, methods and tools for digital humanities by providing enhanced access to historical newspapers for a wide range of users. With the tools and methods created by Newseye, crucial user groups will be able to investigate views and perspectives on historical events and development and, as a consequence, the project will change the way European digital heritage data is (re)searched, accessed, used and analysed.
  • Activity type: exploitation;
  • Content type: text;

Newspaper digitisation

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Denmark
  • Participants: Statsbibliotheket
  • Purpose: The Danish State and University Library is preparing a major digitisation project involving about 32 million newspaper pages.
  • Activity type: Digitisation
  • Content type: -

Nieuw Land Erfgoedcentrum

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants:
  • Purpose: Digitisation of collection.
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Noord-Hollands Archief

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants:
  • Purpose: Digitisation of collection.
  • Activity type:
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Numen Digital

  • Initiative type:Company
  • Country: France
  • Participants: -
  • Purpose: Document Process Outsourcing
  • Activity type: -
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Numistral

  • Initiative type:platform
  • Country: France
  • Participants: Bibliotheque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg, Université de Strasbourg, Université de Haute Alsace
  • Purpose: Digital Library of the National & University Library and its alsacian academic partners (University of Strasbourg and University of Haute-Alsace)
  • Activity type: digitisation;exploitation;preservation;
  • Content type: text;audiovisual;

OCR-D

  • Initiative type:project
  • Country: Germany
  • Participants: Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, State Library Berlin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Purpose: The coordination project OCR-D is aimed at the development of methods of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for printed historical material. Therefore existing workflows and methods of automatic text recognition are examined, described and optimized. An important goal is to conceptually prepare the transformation of the German-speaking prints from the 16th-19th Century in machine-readable full text.
  • Activity type: digitisation;
  • Content type: text;

Open Beelden

  • Initiative type:Platform
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants: Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (NIBG)\\\\nStichting Nederland Kennisland
  • Purpose: An open media platform that offers online access to audio-visual archive material to stimulate creative reuse.
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Open Cultuur Data

  • Initiative type:Network
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants: Kennisland\\\\nOpen State Foundation\\\\nNederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (NIBG)
  • Purpose: Makes cultural data available and stimulates the development of cultural applications.
  • Activity type:
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Open Planets Foundation

  • Initiative type:project
  • Country: United States
  • Participants: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology The Austrian National Library The British LibraryThe Danish National Archives The Royal Library Denmark The State and University Library Denmark Goportis Joint Information Systems Committee Microsoft Research The National Archives of The Netherlands The National Library of The Netherlands Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources Bibliotheque nationale de France International Institute of Social History University of Freiburg Portico School ofInformation and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina atChapel Hill. 
  • Purpose: aims to ensure the take-up of digital preservation practices and tools mainly coming from the Planets project fostering that digital preservation challenges meet a solution that is widely adopted.
  • Activity type: preservation
  • Content type: text

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