Digitisation helps preserve valuable material as well as provide access to it. But getting there and beyond can be a thorny process As staff in an archive, if there’s one thing we learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is how important digitised material can be to researchers. With lockdowns and several travel restrictions in […]
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Why are Archives Important?
A peek into the IISc Archives and the world of archiving Among the IISc Archives’ many treasures is a large, heavy book called the “Distinguished Visitors Book”, a record of signatures from famous visitors to the Institute from 1948 to 1973. To look at, it is a worn book with crumbling pages onto which […]