PHOTOTYPES DIGITIZATION FOR THE AUSTRIAN NATIONAL LIBRARY

Digitization Efforts of the Austrian National Library

Heir to the Habsburg Court Library, the Austrian National Library holds more than 11 million documents, legal deposits and iconographic collections.

2 million flexible phototypes, 400,000 glass plates.

The Library’s goal is to make a large part of its inventory accessible by 2025.

It is within this framework that this contract for the digitization of 400,000 phototypes over a period of 4 to 6 years is being carried out.

The iconographic department (Bildarchiv) includes 400,000 image files as a continuation of the plans to digitize the press collections initiated in 2003. (Glass plates and soft negatives)

Phototypes National Library Austria

Tribvn Imaging: Selected Global Service Provider

Tribvn Imaging, a company of the MOBILITAS group, part of the Memorist division was selected to provide a global service:

  • Transport Austria – France and back
  • Storage
  • Scanning
  • Identification

The customer needs high resolutions (between 1800 and 4700 dpi), handling, dusting. It is also necessary to respect the FADGI standards in a complex delivery structure in MD5 file and to carry out manual transfers of the dimensions in pencil.

We started the project in October 2022. Follow our blog in a few months to see how the project is progressing.

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