TITLE

Ein Rückblick auf 13 Jahre Digitalisierung an der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf Looking back on thirteen years of digitisation at the University and State Library Düsseldorf

AUTHOR(S)
Lemanski, Thorsten; Ullmann, Nadine
PUB. DATE
October 2016
SOURCE
Bibliotheksdienst;Oct2016, Vol. 50 Issue 10/11, p902
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nadine Ullmann und Thorsten Lemanski ziehen Bilanz über mehr als ein Jahrzehnt Digitalisierung an der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek (ULB) Düsseldorf. Sie schildern den Aufbau des Digitalisierungszentrums und der Digitalen Sammlungen der ULB von den Anfängen mit einem Aufsichtscanner hin zu einem sehr gut ausgestatteten professionellen Digitalisierungszentrum mit mittlerweile sieben Spezialscannern für die unterschiedlichsten Materialien und insgesamt über 6,1 Millionen online gestellten Images. Neben vielen Inhouse-Projekten wurden auch fünf von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) geförderte Projekte erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Unter den Projekten ragen die Inhouse-Digitalisierung der mittelalterlichen Handschriften sowie der Schulprogramm-Sammlung der ULB heraus wie auch die mit Förderung der DFG erfolgte Digitalisierung und Erschließung der Pharmaziehistorischen Sammlung Dr. Helmut Vester sowie die gerade begonnene Teilnahme am nationalen kooperativen Erschließungs- und Digitalisierungsprojekt Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts (VD 18). Nadine Ullmann and Thorsten Lemanski present the results of more than a decade of digitisation at the University and State Library (ULB) Düsseldorf. They describe building up the digitisation centre and the ULB's Digital Collections, from the beginning with one book scanner to today's very well equipped and professional digitisation centre with seven special scanners for the most different materials, and 6.1 million images online. Besides a number of inhouse projects, five projects promoted by the German Research Foundation (DFG) were successfully concluded. From these, the inhouse digitisation of the medieval manuscripts and the ULB's school programme collection stand out. Other remarkable projects are the DFG-promoted digitisation and indexing of a collection of documents on the history of pharmaceutics (Pharmaziehistorische Sammlung Dr. Helmut Vester) as well as the recent participation in the national cooperative indexing and digitisation project Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts (VD 18) (Index of printed works published in the 18th century in the German language area).
ACCESSION #
118831582

 

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