Two Centuries of Indian Print-Digital Workshops: February 2019-Mumbai and Indore

By Galia Umansky|March 27, 2019|Uncategorized|0 comments

Megan O’Looney In February, Priyanka Basu (Project Curator) and Tom Derrick (Digital Curator) of the British Library’s Two Centuries of Indian Print project team undertook a 6 day trip to Mumbai and Indore, in India. During this trip they ran two digital workshops and held meetings with several cultural and archival institutions. Workshops: The first workshop, ‘Digitisation Standards and Workflows Workshop’, took place at the Asiatic Society of Mumbai on

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Welcome to the 2 Centuries of Indian Print SOAS blog!

By Farzana Whitfield|December 5, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

SOAS Library in partnership with the British Library is proud to be working on the Two Centuries of Indian Print project. Money has been received from the Newton Fund (which uses science and innovation partnerships to promote economic development and social welfare) to digitise unique material from our South Asian printed books collection. The project will digitise 4,000 early printed Bengali books as part of the British Library’s collection, amounting

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