NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. tech giant Google is investing in a $10 billion fund to help accelerate India’s transition to a digital economy in the next five to seven years.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University has wrapped up a 5-year project that digitized its collection of more than 160,000 preserved plant specimens.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A review team of experts will offer suggestions about the digitization of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project.
The State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/2noSh2c ) that the team will help the current staff to publish Lincoln's papers and make recommendations on the organizational structure and where to focus. Recommendations will be made by April. A deadline for the documents' online publication has not been set.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Secretary of State's office is turning to digitization to halt the deterioration of some business records that date back to the 1850s.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An effort to convert significant Indiana University audio and video recordings from analog to digital appears to be ahead of schedule.
The Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative aims to save 280,000 recordings by the university's bicentennial celebration in 2020, the Herald-Times (http://bit.ly/2aaBUfL ) reported.
Early estimates projected the entire process would take 15 years, said Laurie...