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Digital Discoveries of World War I

by Slobodan Mandić

The Historical Archives of Belgrade present a unique Online Digital Thematic Guide of the First World War. A vast digitization project that comprises all sorts of documents – from telegrams, to diaries and photographs.

imag_01In the year 2013 a team of archivists from the Historical Archives of Belgrade created the concept and started the realization of a thematic guide through archival material concerning the First World War. The first intention to produce a thematic guide, a scientific finding aid, grew soon into the idea to publish all results from this research in an online digital form, as a thorough and searchable analytic inventory of archival fonds and collections, together with digital copies of a certain number of documents. Lateron, this idea was converted into a separate project, approved and financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia. Digital Discoveries of World War I weiterlesen

Slobodan Mandić

Slobodan Mandić © Srđan Veljović
Slobodan Mandić © Srđan Veljović

Slobodan Mandić was born on November 23, 1977. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade (History Department) in 2005.

He is currently working at the Historical Archives of Belgrade (Assistant Director for Archival Arrangement and Use Department).

Slobodan is the author of the book „Computerization and Historiography 1995–2005“ published by the Historical Archives of Belgrade in 2008 and another publication about influences and aspects of implementations of new technologies in historiography and archives.

Since 2005 he has written more than 150 reviews of websites and internet projects, which have been published in the Annual for Social History from Belgrade. From 2007 to 2008 he took part in the international project “Women and Minority Documentation and Digital Presentation” (Vienna, Blagoevgrad, Belgrade). From 2011 he has been editor-in-chief and online community manager of the website “The 20th Century Library” (Biblioteka XX vek) – edition founded in 1971.