Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.
The Woman in the Portrait
A BBC Radio Four podcast
We thought we’d show the realities of digitising archival material to try and get rid of some of the misconceptions.
This 43-second video shows the sped up process of digitisation , when in reality this process took around 10 minutes from beginning to end. pic.twitter.com/dqAGYgJTO7
— Cambridgeshire Archives (@CambsArchives) August 16, 2022
National Library of Scotland – Maps
An article about recent experience with crowdsourced maps transcription projects, experience that might benefit LAC Co-Lab.
MyHeritage adds Canada, Quebec, Catholic Parish Marriages
65,833 entries for Quebec Catholic parish marriage between the years 1782 and 1961, including images of the original. were added on 14 August.
Will WDYTYA Survive in the US?
Partial viewership ratings indicate this summer’s series of the US WDYTYA on NBC had substantially lower ratings thar the competition on CNS and ABC. Apparantly the series has not (yet?) beem renewed.
Ukraine war prompts Baltic states to remove Soviet memorials
Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous, Brenda Turner, Bruce Murduck, Belia Lewis, Craig Milne, gail benjafield, Glenn Wright, Ken McKinlay, Teresa, and Unknown.
One Reply to “Sunday Sundries”
With regard to WDYTYA, I much prefer Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s Finding Your Roots. The research, in my opinion, is much more thorough as is the presentation. Just my two cents worth …