October 23, 2021

Digitization Projects: Prague Library to Digitise Works of Czech Jewish Authors

From the Prague Daily Monitor:

Works of Prague Jewish writers and composers of the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries owned by the Prague Municipal Library will be available in digital form thanks to a project covered from European subsidies, the library’s spokeswoman Lenka Hanzlikova has told CTK.

The digitisation of 223,000 pages of literary and musical works will cost 8.5 million crowns.

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Within the project, 80 percent of the costs of which is covered by the European Economic Area (EEA) Grants and the Norway Grants, the Prague Municipal Library pledged to scan and make available 158,000 pages and scan further 65,000 pages that would not be accessible to the public.

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See Also: Learn More About the Prague Municipal Library (in English)

 

About Gary Price

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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