Digitized political legal deposit materials received from the The Komi National Library are now set at Fenno-Ugrica portal. 97 monographs in Komi-Zyrian language written in Molodtsov alphabet have been loaded on the Special collection of Fenno-Ugrica called “Komi National Library”. Continue reading
Last year, we released a plenty of monographs in Komi languages in our online collection, Fenno-Ugrica. In addition to the monographs, we also are publishing newspapers in both, Komi-Permyak and Komi-Zyrian. All in all, there will be 23 titles and around 40 000 pages of Komi newspapers in our collection by the end of June 2015.
Whether the spring has really arrived or not, is a matter of debating, but we have done some serious work during these long winter months in order to meet the key objectives of our project. Here’s a brief update on some of the aspects in our pioneering work.
The other day, my colleagues put me to the test and they started to put pressure on me with various questions related to my intentions to set up a blog for our digitization project. They kept on asking, whether I really had considered the scope of the blog? They wanted to know who would be the audience and who would produce the entries? Or, will the messages be aligned with the communication plan of the native organization etc.? And some have frankly asked whether this was going be just another dull blog for another dull project? I have to admit their scepticism was more than justified, but I am tempted to go against all the odds and shout: NAY, we gotta think differently this time!