Posts Tagged ‘Vatican Library’

Vatican library and European Space Agency work together Comments 0

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The Vatican library and European Space Agency may not be obvious bedfellows, but they’re working together to look after the Vatican archives. Over the past five years, the Vatican has been digitising its records. Many of these are very old. The system being used – known as “FITS”, which is short for flexible image transport Read more

Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online Comments 0

Friday, December 6th, 2013

The Vatican Library and Oxford University’s Bodleian Library on Tuesday put the first of 1.5 million pages of their precious manuscripts online. The two libraries in 2012 announced a four-year project to digitize some of the most important works in their collections of Hebrew manuscripts, Greek manuscripts and early printed books. The 2 million pound Read more