“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 SCETI, then locked up in a secure location until going through the digitization process.

The July shipment, including Lewis E 160, was the last from the Free Library, which contributed 250 manuscripts, most from the collection of John Frederick Lewis. The Free Library included the largest number of texts of the 15 institutions, all members of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL), which applied for and received the grant for the project.“

Google Docs spreadsheet

http://openn.library.upenn.edu/Data/0023/lewis_e_021/data/web/5955_0166_web.jpg


Autor: Klaus Graf

Historiker und Archivar, Blogger

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