September 30, 2014

European Medieval and WWI History Digital Archiving Project Gets €6.5m in EU Funding

From Silicon Republic: Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is leading a four-year collaborative project called CENDARI to digitise geographically dispersed historical data from the medieval European era and from World War I so scholars, and eventually the public, will be able to access everything from illuminated medieval gospels to WWI propaganda using one online portal. The […]

Video Report: National Library of Wales £1m War Records Project

Video report from the BBC includes a look at the scanning process. Uncovering the hidden history behind an event like World War I usually means trawling through thousands of records at a library. But a £1m project underway in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, will make all that available at the click of a mouse. The National Library […]

New European Project Will Digitize Up to 650 Hours of World War I Film Footage

European Film Gateway 2012-04-13 10-02-29

From europeana: Films about World War 1 that have never been seen outside a cinema or on television are to be made available on the internet for the first time ever. The European Film Gateway 1914 (EFG1914) plans to digitise up to 650 hours of footage and make it freely accessible via europeana.eu, Europe’s digital […]

New Digitization Project: World War One in Pictures, Letters and Memories

A new digitization project from Europeana. From Europeana: Europeana Collections 1914-1918 will create by 2014 – the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War – a substantial digital collection of material from national libraries and other partners from eight countries that found themselves on different sides of the historic conflict. [Clip] The First […]