HEIDELBERG (GERMANY) – After centuries of separation, one of the most valuable collections of manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age – the Bibliotheca Palatina – has been virtually reunited. 394 more words
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Art and artefacts that span human history contain many elaborate depictions of Gods, Deities and Icons. From the shining grandeur of Egyptian Kings and Queens, the wild and indulgent furies of the Greek Gods, to the romantic drama of Ophelia and the Pre-Raphaelites. 1,118 more words
Fourth time the charm?
Since 2005, there have been three much-ballyhooed efforts to create a national digital public library for readers to access e-books just as they get physical books from their local library: easily, and for free. 111 more words
Albawaba Business: CLIR Releases a Prototype Proof of Concept for the Digital Library of the Middle East
Albawaba Business: CLIR Releases a Prototype Proof of Concept for the Digital Library of the Middle East. “Created with funding from the Whiting Foundation, the current prototype includes some 135,000 objects. 52 more words
Today’s post could rightly be called a reflection. I’ve been spouting off about big data, documenting it all, tacit knowledge (that stuff that everyone knows but no one writes down), web technologies, etc., etc., etc. 1,034 more words