(10 Mar 2023) Perpusnas (the National Library of Indonesia) houses one of the largest collections of Indonesian newspapers in the world. Only single copies remain for most of the issues in the collection. The vast majority of these are yet to be scanned and uploaded to the library’s online platform, Khastara, which was launched in 2019. To date, approximately 2.5 percent of the collection has been digitized.
This article was published in thejakartapost.com with the title “Digitizing Indonesia’s newspapers before they fall to pieces”. Click here to read.