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European Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project

„I would like to announce that the European Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project is now live at https://www.jesuit-libraries.com/, https://www.instagram.com/jesuitprovenance/?hl=en, https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanJesuitLibraries/?modal=admin_todo_tour, and https://www.flickr.com/people/142229640@N08/. The EJLPP is the largest census of books owned by European Jesuit institutions prior to the suppression. It includes … Weiterlesen

Digitised images of the provenance inscriptions from the library of bishop Edmund Geste (c. 1515–1577)

„Digitised images for the provenance inscriptions (English, 16th-century) from David Selwyn’s book on Edmund Geste and his library are now available on the Bibliographical Society’s web site at http://www.bibsoc.org.uk/Geste/Provenances. Geste (c. 1515–1577) was Vice-Principal of King’s College, Cambridge, and later … Weiterlesen

Das institutionelle Gedächtnis der UNO im Internet: United Nations Digital Library (UNDL)

Nahezu eine Million digitale bzw. digitalisierte Dokumente aus der Arbeit der UNO und ihrer Unterorganisationen https://digitallibrary.un.org/?ln=en können seit dem 18. Mai 2017 https://library.un.org/node/19458 in einer Online-Datenbank recherchiert und in den meisten Fällen direkt eingesehen werden. In einer Mitteilung der Dag … Weiterlesen

“By digitizing these manuscripts and putting them online, we are saying these manuscripts belong to everybody”

http://www.medievalists.net/2018/08/penn-brings-philadelphias-rare-medieval-manuscripts-to-the-world/ „A team of a dozen experts at Penn Libraries has been working on BiblioPhilly, in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI). Manuscripts are received at … Weiterlesen

Database of 620,000 First World War personnel files completed to mark anniversary of Canada’s 100 Days

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/news/Pages/2018/First-World-War-database-completed.aspx „It took five years of work, encompassing over 30 million digitized images and 540 terabytes of data, but we now have a complete list of more than 620,000 files accessible online! Explore the personnel records of the First World … Weiterlesen