Project Description


Library and Information Centre of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Digitization of rare books and Greek journals

AUTh Library

About: DataScouting was assigned the digitization of rare books and Greek journals (before 1920) in the framework of the project “Creation of Innovative Digital Library Services of the Library and Information Centre of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki”.

Execution: More than one million pages of Greek journals, newspapers and books that have been published until 1920 were digitized within this project. The material belongs to collections of the Library and Information Centre of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Through the digitization process, this material of rich cultural value is available online, contributing to the neohellenic civilization and to humanistic sciences research and studies. Besides the digitization and documentation, DataScouting also provided a clipping service adding value through innovation to the digitized material.

Duration: The project started in December 2014 and was completed in September 2015.


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