From 1916 until 1919, the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau (SARCIB) undertook research into 8,033 enquiries from family and friends of missing Australian Imperial Force personnel who fought in WW1.
The State Library of South Australia (SLSA) is developing a web resource that will enable researchers, family historians and institutions worldwide to interrogate, contribute to and harvest the content of these enquiries. It is anticipated that this resource will be available early in 2015.
A new resource will provide new and engaging opportunity for contribution and will lead the way for future delivery of our collections to the world.
It will comprise of three elements:
Linked Open Data principles will be applied.
website | crowd-sourcing | Transcribe | Descendants | enquiry | Western Front | Red Cross Branches | Dardanelles | Australian Red Cross | Red Cross | bureau | WWI Personal Diaries | tracing | wounded | South Australia | Home Front
February - August 2012
December 2012 - September 2013
December 2013 - August 2014
Web resource, delivery of packets and third party resources (Elements 1 and 2): May - September 2014
Final Data Load
October - November 2014
November - January 2014
February - April 2014
Build Element 3
February - October 2015