National Archive of Armenia to purchase new digitization equipment

National Archive of Armenia to purchase new digitization equipment

PanARMENIAN.Net - In 2011, the National Archive of Armenia (NAA) plans to purchase new digitization equipment in England, Germany or Russia, allowing to significantly speed up paper archives digitization process, completing it within 10 years, the NAA director stated.

As Amatuni Virabyan told a news conference in Yerevan, the USD 40 000 funding for the equipment purchase was provided by former Prime Minister Armen Sargsyan.

A present, NAA contains 350 million documents. 41,711 cases were donated to the archive for eternal safekeeping; 30 000 provided for 50-year safekeeping.

871 documentaries were digitized in 2009-2010, with the remaining 1129 to be digitized within 2 years.

 Top stories
The service will automatically bundle conversations into categories, using the same technology it introduced to Gmail inboxes.
The attacks appear unrelated to an episode in which hackers stole nude photos from the iCloud accounts of several U.S. celebrities.
"We roughly know who they are. If we can take them out of the equation then the rest will fall down," Troels Oerting said.
Facebook, like Twitter and YouTube, is inaccessible in Iran on the grounds that the sites undermine Islamic values.
Partner news