(31 August 2015) The National Archives of Thailand is moving ahead with the digitisation of documents, photos, maps and microfilms, some dating back over a century as well as enabling online searches.
Currently, researchers need to search for things manually from lists of documents, and understand the categorising system since a number of documents are classified and stored according to government ministries.
From next month users will be able to search at the archives via an intranet system within the archives only. In the future, researchers will be able to search documents from home by entering the National Archives of Thailand’s official website. Eventually, online searching via smartphones should be available.
Read the full story in The Bangkok Post.