Posted by: bluesyemre | October 22, 2014

The Vatican Apostolic Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos] #digitization #digitisation

VATICAN LIBRARY DIGITIZATION PROJECT

 

  • The Vatican Apostolic Library is now digitising its valuable ancient religious manuscripts and putting them online via its website, available for the public to view for free, as well as turning to crowdfunding to help it complete its work. The Vatican Library was founded in 1451 AD and holds over 80,000 manuscripts, prints, drawings, plates and incunabula (books printed prior to 1500 AD) written throughout history by people of different faiths from across the world.

http://digital.vatlib.it/en/

Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos]


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