2009/8/27 Andrew Turvey <andrewrtur...@googlemail.com>: > ----- "Thomas Dalton" <thomas.dal...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> 2009/8/26 Andrew Turvey <andrewrtur...@googlemail.com>: >> > We had a discussion at a recent Wikimedia UK board meeting about >> > potentially >> > buying some digitisation equipment which could be used to generate >> > content >> > for the Wikimedia projects. This recent email to the EN-WP list sparked >> > my >> > interest. >> >> What do we want to digitise? I think that needs to be worked out >> before we can determine what kind of equipment we need. > > The idea was books but it very much depends on how much it costs and what it > can be used for.
Unlikely to be able to do much existing book digitalisation projects cannot. Better targets are things that no one else appears to be looking to scan or where higher res scans are needed. for example this collection: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.20088 -- geni _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org