British Library Manuscripts 2.0
The British Library has initiated several pilot projects in preparation for a mass digitisation of the Mediaeval and pre-Mediaeval manuscripts in its Western Manuscripts collections. This planned mass-digitisation will not only transform the way readers will experience the British Library's manuscripts, but also lead to an extension of the underlying service architecture. In addition, this endeavour will lead to the creation of an engagement environment for the digital surrogates that reflects existing and anticipated activities relating to digitised manuscripts.
After introducing this scenario, this presentation will address three resulting issues:
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