TITLE

Digitisation preserves Punjab region's heritage and culture

AUTHOR(S)
Sohal, Gurpreet Singh
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Research Information;Aug/Sep2012, Issue 61, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the digital preservation in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan through the creation of the Panjab Digital Library (PDL), which began operations in 2003. The digital library was established to preserve the region's heritage with the aim of locating, collecting, preserving, digitising, and making accessible the accumulated wisdom of the Punjab region. The technical challenges encountered in building up the collection in the library are explored.
ACCESSION #
79355618

 

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