Tag Archives: digital archives

Gale unveils new digital archive series on public health

(19 June 2019) Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing the first installment of its new Public Health Archives series. Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 examines the history of America’s public health systems and policy debates during the 20th century. This digital collection provides scholars and researchers access to thousands of rare and unique resources that explore the evolution […]


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Wiley announces launch of Wiley digital archives

(25 October 2017, Hoboken, NJ)  John Wiley and Sons Inc., has announced a new program of digital primary sources providing unprecedented access to historical records across the sciences and medicine. Launching in 2018, Wiley Digital Archives will enable institutional customers to purchase digital access to unique or rare historical primary sources, digitized from leading societies […]


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Pioneers of Chinese Dance Digital Archive

(7 March 2017) The Pioneers of Chinese Dance Digital Archive is a digital photograph collection designed to make the history of twentieth-century Chinese dance accessible to international researchers. The project was started at the University of Michigan Asia Library in 2014, with support from the Center for World Performance Studies, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, […]


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National Library of Korea launches archive with 192 million pre-1950s news articles

(17 February 2017) The National Library has launched a website containing a massive volume of Korean news articles published before 1950. The “Korea Newspaper Archive” has about 192 million articles from 70 newspapers. The site is based on a Linked on Data (LOD) system that allows articles from different sources to be categorized by keywords […]


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Saving electronic records from rot and decay

(10 October 2016) The Getty’s Institutional Archives preserves the history of the entire Getty. This includes archiving the significant electronic records staff have produced over the years. These born-digital files—meaning files that originated in digital form, as opposed to being digitally scanned from papers and photos—document the vast array of work that the Getty conducts […]


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Postcards from the past: New York Public Library releases images of 1900s Singapore

(14 January 2016) The Coconuts Singapore website reports that the New York Public Library has recently digitized 180,000 hi-res images from their collection and published them on the internet. Several hundred depict Singapore in the early twentieth century. The New York Public Library Digital Collections also has thousands of historic illustrations of SouthEast Asia for […]


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Digital archive launched today chronicles 100 years of aerospace achievements

(6 January 2016)  Aviation Week & Space Technology launched its 100-year digital archive today in collaboration with Boeing, the sponsor of the archive. Both companies trace their roots to 1916.  The archive includes 4,500 issues and nearly 500,000 pages of articles, photos and advertising. It can be seen at archive.aviationweek.com. “Aviation Week’s legendary scoops are all there,” […]


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An information goldmine: The World Bank Group Archives goes online

(18 August 2015) In April 2015, as part of its commitment to transparency and openness, the World Bank Group launched its Archives Holdings website. This is a state-of-the-art platform, which maximizes the public’s online access to a vast amount of original primary source material in the custody of the Archives. Created using the Access to […]


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TBRC brings Tibetan manuscripts onto the Google Culture Institute

(1 July 2015) The Tibetan Buddhism Resource Center has announced its exhibition space on the Google Cultural Institute platform, online and via mobile device. The TBRC partnership with GCI will allow people worldwide to intimately explore and interact with high-resolution images from select manuscripts in our digital archive. The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions […]


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UN ARMS seeks consultant to assist in revising SOPs for accessioning digital records

(11 March 2015) The Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS) of the United Nations Secretariat identifies, preserves and provides access to  records that document the history of the UN. ARMS is responsible for all aspects of recordkeeping within the United Nations Secretariat, ranging from measures to ensure that UN officials create records in the course […]


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Maney Publishing launches digital archives and unlocks over a century’s worth of content

(2 February 2015) The new MORE (Maney Online Research E-journal) Digital Archives include the back-file content of 80 journals and offer instant online access to a wealth of significant, historical research and scholarly excellence, much of which has been published by academic and professional societies. Now available as a one-off purchase to higher education institutions, […]


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Partnership brings new approach to sharing mobile content

(1 August 2013) Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text eBooks and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the Digital […]


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