Thank you very much for your valuable comments.
Yes, its really an inspiring project.
The biggest challenge to us is the old and brittle books.
We have started our project by digitising books published in 1881, which
are the oldest in this library.
With the support of Wikimedia India Chapter we procured an over head
scanner (Fujitsu Scansnap SV600), which is just perfect for this kind of
On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 10:52 PM, Asaf Bartov <abartov(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
Excellent, thank you! The project page and the
progress tables are very
On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 10:38 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <
You can find the details of the project in the following link,
1) Here you can see, 3 Wikimedians from West Bengal are involved in
the project. Wikimedia India is funding it.
2) The digitization process is taking place in the Institute.
Thanks for your interest. Please give your valuable feedback.
On 16/08/2015, Asaf Bartov <abartov(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Excellent coverage! And a very inspiring project, with a very
archiving at its centre.
Could you tell us a little more about the process? e.g. how many
> volunteers are involved? Where does the digitization take place?
> Cheers from San Francisco,
> On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 1:22 AM, Santanu Chandra <santanuc4(a)gmail.com>
>> Dear fellow Wikipedians,
>> A well written article about our first GLAM project in Kolkata
> Hindustan Times today.
> This is just the beginning...
> Santanu Chandra
> Skype: Santanu731
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