They are expecting to digitize seven million images by 2020.
Through guidebooks and rare artifacts, the New Orleans Historic Collection considers the complicated legacy of Storyville, the city’s former red light district.
The Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian discusses the museum’s new online platform for audio.
The 1660 Klencke Atlas is taller than most people, and now its rare maps are easily accessible online.
Over 300 route books made by American circuses are being digitized for the first time by Illinois State University, Circus World, and the Ringling Museum of Art.
On this Valentine’s Day, Europeana is launching a crowdsourcing project to transcribe the text of digitized World War I love letters.
The University of British Columbia Library has digitized hundreds of highly personalized bookplates from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Library of Congress has joined the Digital Public Library of America as a content hub and is sharing around 5,000 objects from its map collections.
Home to drawings, textiles, jewelry, furniture, and thousands of other design objects, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is taking increased advantage of the internet’s digital real estate.
Prepare to get swept away in a stream of over 150 years of photographs capturing all sorts of scenes of Russian life.
Digitizing braille music isn’t as easy as just scanning the page. The tactile notations require multiple steps for accurate transcription, and their history of touch means the dots are sometimes smashed or otherwise unreadable.
Google Cultural Institute recently revealed that it has engineered the creatively named Google Art Camera: a custom-built camera intended to capture “ultra-high resolution ‘gigapixel’ images” of artworks in museums around the world.