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digitised collections
and services
gill hamilton
digital access manager
g.hamilton@nls.uk
digitisation
since early 2000s

in-house
some in partnership
mass digitisation

Scottish, topical, preservation, exhibitio...
print & manuscript collections
image collections
film and sound collections
map collections
challenges
selection
description

correction
use and promotion
and that old chestnut …. resourcing
selection

Request a
digital copy
description - transcription

http://en.wikipedi.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Glencoe

Something out of Deen
Swift and she said
I w...
description - georeferencer

http://en.wikipedi.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Glencoe
description – semantic
We think this
is Cambrai

Do you think
it’s this
Cambrai?

Or this
Cambrai?
correction – OCR
use – The Historic Maps API

http://maps.nls.uk/projects/api/
use – various methods

Wikimedian-in-Residence
open metadata
and
digital content
policy
Here today from NLS
Gill Hamilton, Digital Access Manager
Tony Stuart, IS Development Manager
Fred Sanderson, IPR Officer
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Digitised collections and services at National Library of Scotland

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Presentation given at National Collections and the Digital Humanities seminar at The University of Edinburgh, 14 February 2014. Presented by Gill Hamilton, DIgital Access Manager on behalf of National Library of Scotland.

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  1. 1. digitised collections and services gill hamilton digital access manager g.hamilton@nls.uk
  2. 2. digitisation since early 2000s in-house some in partnership mass digitisation Scottish, topical, preservation, exhibitions
  3. 3. print & manuscript collections
  4. 4. image collections
  5. 5. film and sound collections
  6. 6. map collections
  7. 7. challenges selection description correction use and promotion and that old chestnut …. resourcing
  8. 8. selection Request a digital copy
  9. 9. description - transcription http://en.wikipedi.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Glencoe Something out of Deen Swift and she said I was fit for the Stage and you may think I was primmed up with magestick Pride but upon my word felt myselfe turn a little lirsay lursay is a word which is a word
  10. 10. description - georeferencer http://en.wikipedi.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Glencoe
  11. 11. description – semantic We think this is Cambrai Do you think it’s this Cambrai? Or this Cambrai?
  12. 12. correction – OCR
  13. 13. use – The Historic Maps API http://maps.nls.uk/projects/api/
  14. 14. use – various methods Wikimedian-in-Residence open metadata and digital content policy
  15. 15. Here today from NLS Gill Hamilton, Digital Access Manager Tony Stuart, IS Development Manager Fred Sanderson, IPR Officer National Library of Scotland NLS digital collections NLS historic maps API NLS map collections NLS Screen Archive collection Wikimedian-in-Residence http://www.nls.uk/ http://digital.nls.uk/ http://maps.nls.uk/projects/api/ http://maps.nls.uk/ http://ssa.nls.uk/ Ally Crockford a.crockford@nls.uk
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