The County Record
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The County Record is derived from a project undertaken for Durham County Council's Arts, Libraries and Museums Department which was grant aided by the Department of National Heritage under the Public Library Development Incentive Scheme in recognition of its innovative nature.
The system makes available a very extensive collection of photographs (currently more than 10,000) together with both historic and modern Ordnance Survey mapping plus archaeological records. All are linked into a database system which is extensively index allowing searching both by keywords and by location on the relevant maps. The system is intended to resemble a room full of photographs, maps and site records, with cabinets of catalogues and indexes, and a friendly librarian to help you find things of interest.
The system contains the following features which we believe make it unique:
Benefits over Paper Collections
The exact configuration for any particular application will depend on your requirements. The system can be tailored to suit a variety of requirements.