Thursday, 28 March 2013

The Value of Welsh Newspapers Online


welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk

I recently attended and spoke at an expert seminar prior to the launch of Welsh Newspapers Online at the Pierhead in Cardiff.

The seminar was excellent and the launch went like a dream. The folks at the National Library of Wales have done a great job with this newspaper resource which will deliver
1,000,000 pages of Welsh history to 1910 online, and free of charge.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

World class digitisation in Sweden

I recently attended the Digidaily newspaper project review at the National Archives department for digitization Media Conversion Center (MKC) in Fränsta, Sweden. I describe here some of the secrets of the success I observed and also my review and recommendations for the future directions suggested by this ground breaking project.