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NHM reveals economic benefits of digitising 80 million objects

Category: Financial Sustainability

“This new analysis shows that the data locked up in our collections has significant societal and economic value, but we need investment to help us release it,”

–Professor Ken Norris, head of NHM‘s life sciences department.

The Natural History Museum aims to digitise 80 million objects in its collection, revealing that the economic benefits of digitisation are 'at least ten times greater than the costs'.

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