Digital library celebrating the achievements of Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy completed

Having completed a number of rewarding digitisation projects for clients as diverse as The National Army Museum, we were thrilled to read about another exciting historical scanning project via heraldnet.com – a digital library celebrating the achievements of Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy. The library, which is now considered to be complete, was the undertaking of […]

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Digitisation and robots help preserve the national memory

An intriguing article by The Guardian explains how ‘robots’ are helping to preserve old newspapers. Archivists in a Yorkshire outpost of the British Library are using the very latest conservation technology in a race to digitise 300 years of newspapers before they fade into oblivion. A gigantic robotic vault – the National Newspaper Building in […]

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Irish history goes digital with new scanning project

The Irish Times reports that the National Library of Ireland (NLI) has digitised around 400,000 parish records. The huge collection of Catholic parish register microfilms became available online as of July 8th, giving Irish ancestry a major boost, offering an interesting insight into Ireland’s involvement in the First World War and creating a new perspective […]

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