October 17, 2017

Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Digitizes Collection and Makes 70,000 Hi-Res Images Available

From the Meilan Solly at Smithsonian.com:

…the Palace Museum, which houses one of the world’s largest collection of Chinese artifacts and artworks, is opening its (digital) doors to a new audience. BBC’s Kerry Allen reports that 70,000 high-resolution images of items ranging from paintings to antiquities are available in a new digital archive. It’s free to download the images, as well as accompanying background information about artifacts.

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According to The Paper, a state-funded Chinese news site, museum officials plan to add 500 photographs to the database every year.

Read the Complete Article by Meilan Solly

Direct to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Digital Archive

See Also: Direct to Open Data From the Taiwan’s National Palace Museum

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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