Successfull dissemination event of ENRICH project organized in Madrid

The National Library of Spain held an official presentation of the Enrich Project within the Workshop on Rare Books Librarianship last Thursday 5 June at the Main Hall of the Library in Madrid. Tomas Psohlavec from AIP introduced the project among an audience of 160 library specialists and representatives from CERL and Fundación Biblioteca Cervantes Virtual.

The Workshop on Rare Books was a great opportunity to reach a wide audience of library specialists and a good start for dissemination of the project among CERL’s members and other Spanish cultural institutions, especially if we consider that the most important Project goal is to agregate thousands of digitised documents with a final sum of 5.000.000 of digitised pages. The 12 partners acting as content providers will provide most of the quantity, yet there are also additional associated partners cooperating by providing content and additional partners are welcome.

The basic principles of cooperation applied within the ENRICH project were explained, pointing out that the base platform for realisation of the project goals is the existing Manuscriptorium system, an online presentation tool dedicated to presentation of historical documents, mainly manuscripts, incunabulas, old printed books, maps, charters, etc.