The purpose of this paper is to discuss international collaboration on the Papers Past historic newspaper digitisation project, with particular focus on how to work together across four countries for a successful outcome.
The paper outlines the stages of the project and provides project perspectives from all the partners. Concludes with lessons learned.
The article confirms that clear communication and requirements are essential to any collaborative project.
This study provides insight into how to overcome the difficulties of working collaboratively on projects across different countries and cultures.
Lanz, D., Zarndt, F., Boddie, S., Powell, T. and Salgotra, V. (2009), "The new Papers Past: an international collaboration between New Zealand, India, Germany, and the United States", OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 287-294. https://doi.org/10.1108/10650750911001860
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