Digitization campaign 2022-2023


Object: Digitization, creation and transformation of digitals resources related with the Valencian Library Nicolau Primitiu funds

Digitized images: 80,000


  • Press: Las Provincias (years 1866-1886)
  • Original drawings: 30,000 drawings from the Ortifus Collection
  • Modern book: works by Miguel Hernández (in public domain since 2023)
  • Musical scores: Asins Árbó Collection
  • Ancient cartography: maps from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.
  • Manuscripts: codex of the Acequia de Moncada, S. XVI
  • Photo albums: Mario Guillamón, S. XX

Obtained formats: TIFF, JPG, PDF

Embedded metadata: Technical, bibliographic and intellectual property (enriched with IPTC and XMP metadata)

Metadata schema: METS, PREMIS, OCR ALTO (XML)

Organized by: Valencian Library

Contract development company:  VINFRA, S.A.

Nº contract administrative: CMAYOR/2022/06Y03/64

Subsidies: A grant from the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte has been requested. Ayudas a la digitalización del patrimonio bibliográfico, convocatoria 2023.

Digitization process place: Monastery of Sant Miquel dels Reis (Comunitat Valenciana, Spain) 

Date: 2022 - 2023 (in progress)