book digitization

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Newberry a grant of $336,288 to digitize more than 2,000 rare books and manuscripts documentin
"The Queen’s Book," cataloged in the British Library as Harley 4431, is a collection of works by the 15th century writer Christine de Pizan, published in 1410-1414 and gifted to Queen Isabeau of…
A miniature Charlotte Brontë volume, leaves from Sir Walter Scott’s Kenilworth, and Emily Brontë’s notebook of her poems are among items now available to view online.
Produced as Christmas gifts for ‘friends in printing and publishing’ between 1930 and 1973, each slim, limited edition volume was a testament to the craftsmanship and skill of its designers and pri
One of the oldest surviving copies of The Aeneid, an illuminated manuscript written and illustrated in Rome sometime around 400 A.D., has been digitized by the Vatican Library and is now freely…
Los Angeles — Cal State LA and USC have been awarded a nearly $500,000 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to digitize Mesoamerican
Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries announced last week a significant milestone in its digitization initiative.
One of the oldest books of English literature in the world – possibly the oldest – is now available to read and enjoy online.
On the heels of Internet Archive's recent decision to launch a "National Emergency Library" by offering access to 1.4 million book
A quick post today, as I point you instead to reading Brewster Kahle's blog post, "Why