Tackling Broken Links!

Virgil Master (French, active about 1380 - 1420) Astrological Chart, about 1405, Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment Leaf: 39 × 30.5 cm (15 3/8 × 12 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Some time ago we published a blog post showing how broken links to digitized repositories on the DMMapp were a problem, causing them to become inaccessible to users. This was a major problem for us: Researchers count on the DMMapp to find and access digitized colletctions, and it is obviously a major blow to the … Read more

Conference coming up! (9th September, Ghent, Belgium)

Yep, we will be speaking again! If you are in Ghent, Belgium, on Saturday 9 September, you should come by the following conference: Digital Dreams (link) Information Technology, Social History Research and the Future of Archives, Museums and Libraries Conference location: De Krook City Library of Ghent Hosted by Amsab-Institute of Social History The conference … Read more

IIIF – The digitized manuscripts revolution we’ve all been waiting for!

Comparing two images of the evangelists, one from the Bodleian, the other from St. Gallen

We created the DMMapp to make it easier for you to find collections of digitized manuscripts – and IIIF is making it easier for you to view, study, and compare manuscripts. In this post we are going to tell you all about why it’s awesome! In 2011, a group of international libraries and universities [1] set up … Read more

New, old, and missing digitized manuscripts

As you might have read in our previous post concerning the DMMapp 3.0, one of the best features is that now we can easily see which links in our database are broken, along with quickly adding what we receive via the missing library form. Now you see me… Let’s start with the good news: It … Read more

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