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Project Details

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Project Name: 
European Networking Resources and Information Concerning Cultural Heritage (ENRICH) Project
Principal Investigator / Director: 
Sebastian Rahtz, Lou Burnard, James Cummings
Oxford participants: 
Other Participants: 
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  • Division: Academic Services
  • Unit: IT Services
  • Sub-Unit: not specified
Start Date: 
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End Date: 
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Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
National Library of the Czech Republic, AiP Beroun (Czech Republic),
Funder: 
EU
Subject Area: 
Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies
Project Description: 

ENRICH is a targeted project funded under the eContent+ programme. Its objective is to provide seamless access to distributed digital representations of old documentary heritage from various European cultural institutions in order to create a shared virtual research environment especially for study of manuscripts, but also incunabula, rare old printed books, and other historical documents. It builds on the Manuscriptorium Digital Library (http://www.manuscriptorium.eu) that has already managed to aggregate data from 46 collections from the Czech Republic and abroad. The project groups together almost 85% currently digitized manuscripts in the national libraries in Europe. These collections will be enhanced by substantial amount of data from university libraries and other types of institutions. The consortium will make available more than five million digitized pages.

ICT Methods: 
CategorySub-HeadingsDetails
Data CaptureData ReuseUse of existing digital data
Data structuring and enhancementClassifying and linkingRecord linkages structuring
Other Data ProcessingCoding and standardisation
Strategy and project managementICT Project ManagementStrategic management
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15/12/2015 12:25:42
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