German SIG #Germany RE: nascent digital library, Wroclaw #germany
Irene Newhouse <einew@...>
Logan Kleinwaks wrote:
There is a nascent digital library at the Politechnika WroclawskaI've looked over the current offerings, which are mostly German so far - if
they'd been mostly Polish, I'd have been up a creek.
First, one must realize that this is not the University of Wroclaw's site,
but that of the **Technical** University. The listings are in line with
this - they're all science, engineering & architecture titles. One cannot
expect that they'll be digitizing holdings [if they have them] outside these
areas any time soon - it's just not the scope of this institution.
Also, I note >from a Festschrift that's online already, the TU was founded in
1910. Therefore, its holdings can't be expected to have the depth of older
institutions-- most of the top research libraries in US universities are
considerably older than this.
All this said, there are a few items items of peripheral interest to
genealogists - a book on the architecture & history of buildings in the
Ring/Rynek in Breslau/Wroclaw, and a book on "recent" buildings in
Irene Newhouse Kihei, HI <firstname.lastname@example.org>