October 16, 2021

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.

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The project aims to also digitise the 22,400 boxes each housing over 2,000 documents.

Direct to Kenya National Archives Collection (via Google Cultural Institute)

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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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