Brennan & Geraghty's Store Museum document collection
||Brennan & Geraghty's Store Museum
||Ken Brooks, Curator/Manager (email
firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 07
4121 2250 or fax 07 4123 1001)
description: Reformatting of part of the Brennan & Geraghty's Store Museum
document collection onto CD and updating the computer index to record the image
|URL of site:
|URL for project
||The Brennan & Geraghty Archives
comprise of over 50,000 individual, handwritten documents relating to the
Brennan & Geraghty busines dating from 1871-1972. The first phaze of
digitisation, saw over 4,000 documents digitised.
|Digitisation policy and
||No digitisation or online policy.
Approximately 5% of the collection has already been digitised - 5% is planned
to be digitised by the end of 1998 and 10% by the end of 1999.
||Completed: December 1997 - December 1998
|Budget and funding:
||Total budget: less than $A20,000. Internal
and Commonwealth government funding - phase 1 received $5,000 from the
1997 Community Heritage Grants program.
||Digitisation process done inhouse.
||Scanning at 150dpi, stored as TIF, using
Micrographic Picture Publisher.
||The Brennan & Geraghty Archives are
being indexed onto our computer database using Inmagic DBTextworks. The
database holds much of the information that the original documents holds. The
digitised image is linked to the index for quick retrieval.
||This project has proved so successful that
we are continuing the digitisation work to ensure that more information is
Project managers wishing to update the details of their
Australian digitisation projects, should send
the changes to ALG Administration.
Last modified: October 20 2009.