Digitisation of Traditional Format Library Materials

Digitisation Project Brief - Endeavour, Captain Cook's journal 1768-1771


To provide access to the manuscript journal of James Cook's Endeavour voyage, to the out-of-print transcript produced by J.C. Beaglehole and published by the Hakluyt Society, to original artworks produced during the voyage, and numerous items in the Library's collection relating to the voyage, through a CD-ROM publication.


Description of the material to be digitised

Photographs of a mix of manuscript, pictorial, maps, rare books and newspaper material.


NLA Staff


Program of work

  1. Project pilot (ANMM)
  2. Project scope
  3. Initial content structure
  4. Collections Research
  5. Writing (by commissioned authors)
  6. Content structure #1
  7. Initial design work
  8. Technology plan
  9. Content edit #1
  10. Final writing
  11. 11. Content edit #2
  12. Proofread #1
  13. Design and development work
  14. Proofread #2
  15. Testing
  16. Sign off

Contact officers: Paul Hetherington, Jan Sarah, Nicki Mackay-Sim


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