NTT DATA Awarded Tender to Develop Digital Archive For Five Million Items from Spain’s National Heritage
From NTT Data:
NTT DATA [recently] announced [the company has] been awarded a tender to develop a technological solution for digitally archiving some five million historical and artistic items managed by the National Heritage, a state institution responsible for conserving the legacy of the Spanish Crown. The two-year project will leverage NTT DATA’s digital archive solution—the Advanced Museum Library Archives Deposit (AMLAD)—to efficiently integrate and manage collections hosted in five repositories of the National Heritage.
[Clip]AMLAD will serve as the centralized platform to process, store, manage and digitally archive some five million bibliographical and museum documents and related items, including art works, maps, musical scores, photographs, letters, manuscripts and files. NTT DATA has been demonstrating its digital archiving technologies in a similar project with the Vatican Apostolic Library that began in 2014.
AMLAD’s metasearch engine will efficient search and retrieval of items stored at five repositories—Historical Archives of the Palace, Inventory of Historic and Artistic Property, Restoration, Palace photo archive, and Royal Library and the Royal Library at El Escorial—that will be interconnected through the project.
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