At the end of October 2010 e-bUW made available first title digitized in frame of the “NUKAT – autostrada informacji cyfrowej” project. According to e-bUW it is “Nowy Pamiętnik Warszawski : [dziennik historyczny, polityczny, tudzież nauk i umiejętności]”, periodical published in Prussian Warsaw by Franciszek Ksawery Dmochowski, the man who contributed to literature field, participated in Kościuszko Uprising. The periodical has literary and politico-social character and for five year of its existence (1801-1805) had high influence on intellectual life of the whole Prussian partition. The periodical can be found at http://ebuw.uw.edu.pl/dlibra/publication?id=5512&tab=3
„NUKAT – autostrada informacji cyfrowej” project is financed by by EU Innovative Economy Programme. Project partners are BUW, UCI UMK in Toruń, faculty libraries of UW and libraries which catalogues will be combines in NUKAT database.
According to e-biblioteka Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego (e-bUW) portal, Warsaw University Library plans to digitize and publish on-line on e-bUW around 40 thousands publications until 2012. Documents which will be scanned are part of precious collection of 19th century periodicals. Readers will be able to browse various titles including “Kurier Warszawski”, “Gazeta Warszawska” and “Korespondent Warszawski”. The full list of titles that are to be scanned can be found here.
Scanning of those precious periodicals is performed in frame of the NUKAT – AUTOSTRADA INFORMACJI CYFROWEJ project, which is co-financed by Innowacyjna Gospodarka programme. We wish e-bUW successful project and many new publication on-line.
Moreover in frame of this project, KARO system will gain possibility to search metadata of all digital libraries connected to Digital Libraries Federation portal. Integration will be based on OpenSearch API implemented in DLF.