November 27, 2020

India: Delhi Announces Plans to Digitize City Archives

From Asian Age:

In an attempt to digitalise the archives in Delhi, the city government has signed an agreement with the National Institute of Smart Governance, Hyderabad, on Tuesday.

The records includes 10 crore documents such as CID records, Gazettes, maps, manuscripts, photographs, negatives and records of eminent personalities. It will also include transfer of the digital contents on microfilm for long-term preservation.

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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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