Digital Archive has been linked to MINNA DE HONKOKU
Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive has been linked to MINNA DE HONKOKU, a project to boost research in historical documents by enabling many people to get together and make transcriptions on the cloud system.
MINNA DE HONKOKU was launched as a project to make transcriptions for historical records on earthquakes by the Kyoto University Society for Historical Earthquake Studies (京都大学古地震研究会) in 2017. The system has been continuously developed by the National Museum of Japanese History, the Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo and the Kyoto University Society for Historical Earthquake Studies. The renewal of the system in July 2019 increased historical documents available on the system by installing a new technology to access images released in accordance with the International Image Interoperability Framework, IIIF.
Since Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive is compliant with IIIF, some of our digital content has been transcribed on MINNA DE HONKOKU. This time, we have directly linked the content to the transcriptions on MINNA DE HONKOKU. We will further increase the open access digital images of our rare materials, so that they are to be made the best use of by more people.