About The Balfour Album On Line

This project was carried out by the Research Services division of the James Hardiman Library. The images were catalogued by the Special Collections Librarian Marie Boran, the images were put on-line by the Digitization Librarian Fergus Fahey. Assistance for this project was provided by the Digital Humanities Observatory, a project of the Royal Irish Academy. The DHO is funded under PRTLI4. We gratefully acknowledge the contribution that Bruno Voisin from the Irish Centre for High-End Computing made to the project. Bruno was responsible for setting up the Balfour Album data in the DHO repository. Special thanks to Shawn Day, Paolo Battino, Niall O'Leary and Susan Schreibman of the DHO. Thanks also to John Hosty and to Kieran Hoare, of the Archives and Special Collections, James Hardiman Library.

The images for this project were scanned using a bookeye 3 scanner, the metadata complies with the vra core 4 standard. The images and metadata are stored on a fedora repository. The interface was created using apache cocoon.


Please contact:

Fergus Fahey, Institutional Repository and Digitization Librarian

James Hardiman Library

National University of Ireland, Galway

e-mail fergus.fahey@nuigalway.ie

Tel: 00353 91 495961