Wednesday, August 05, 2015

British Library's Hebrew manuscripts going online

DIGITIZATION: World's oldest Hebrew Bibles, prayer books to go online (AP/Israel HaYom).
Project is part of National Library of Israel's million-dollar global initiative, together with British Library in London, to digitize tens of thousands of rare Hebrew manuscripts currently dispersed between hundreds of collections worldwide.
HT for this story, Gerald Rosenberg. For posts on many other manuscript digitization projects in recent years, see here and here and follow the links.