In another example of just how diverse digitisation can be – we hear that rare theatre recordings have been saved by a new £40m British Library digital archive. The sound recordings, which include Laurence Olivier playing Coriolanus in 1959, have been secured, thanks to a £9.5 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The material […]
An intriguing article by businessinsider.com shows how digital scanning isn’t just for office documents – it also has a wide range of other uses. The website reports that the first 500 books from the Vatican library’s massive digitisation project are now online.