Numen to digitise French national library holdings

Monday 14 July 2014 | 12:18 CET | News
French business process outsourcing company Numen Digital has won a three-year contract from national library BNF to digitise some 150,000 works. The work will strengthen the catalogue of the BNF's Gallica online library. Numen will fulfil the contract with support from two sub-contractors, Jouve and Centre des Archives du Nord. The works will be digitised in colour at a 400 dpi resolution, with a guaranteed text and OCR rate of 95 to 99 percent. Numen will install digitisation labs at the BNF's main Francois Mitterand library in central paris and a site in Bussy-Saint-Georges.

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