More Than 1000 Items From Kenya’s National Archives Now Online via Google Cultural Institute
From IT Africa:
“We’ve partnered with the Kenya National Archives and Documentation Centre to extend its efforts to preserve Africa’s cultural heritage. The result is the outcome of one of Google Cultural Institute’s biggest digitisation projects on the continent,” Charles Murito, Google Kenya country manager said in a post.
Currently users will be able to view 8 curated exhibitions on the platform and 1,000 items.
The project aims to also digitise the 22,400 boxes each housing over 2,000 documents.
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