Category Archives: Digitization

The Digital Orientalist: A Manifesto

A first essay on what The Digital Orientalist is about just came out in MELA Notes. Read it it here, full issue can be accessed here. This article is written for librarians, but can equally inform interested scholars and students.

The Digital Orientalist: A Manifesto

A first essay on what The Digital Orientalist is about just came out in MELA Notes. Read it it here, full issue can be accessed here. This article is written for librarians, but can equally inform interested scholars and students.

Comparing Digital Materials from Beinecke

  A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of Beinecke Library at Yale University, New Haven, USA. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and

Comparing Digital Materials from Beinecke

  A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of Beinecke Library at Yale University, New Haven, USA. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and

Making Manuscripts Accessible: U of Michigan

A good example of bringing the disclosure of a manuscript collection into the digital age, using simple and readily available techniques, is the collection at the University of Michigan. Here I will briefly describe what they did and how they did

Making Manuscripts Accessible: U of Michigan

A good example of bringing the disclosure of a manuscript collection into the digital age, using simple and readily available techniques, is the collection at the University of Michigan. Here I will briefly describe what they did and how they did

Visit to digitization studio of Yale’s Beinecke Library

I had a chance to look behind the scenes of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale, the Beinecke. Here is a short write-up of my visit, which will be followed later by a review of their digital products

Visit to digitization studio of Yale’s Beinecke Library

I had a chance to look behind the scenes of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale, the Beinecke. Here is a short write-up of my visit, which will be followed later by a review of their digital products

Comparing Digital Materials from Leiden

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of Leiden University, the Netherlands, executed by Brill Publishers. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and

Comparing Digital Materials from Leiden

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of Leiden University, the Netherlands, executed by Brill Publishers. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and

Comparing Digital Materials from the Middle East

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from manuscript collections of Beirut, Nablus, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and the actual holdings-

Comparing Digital Materials from the Middle East

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from manuscript collections of Beirut, Nablus, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues and the actual holdings-

Comparing Digital Materials from Berlin, Munich, and Leipzig

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek Munich, and the Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues

Comparing Digital Materials from Berlin, Munich, and Leipzig

A hands-on comparison of the digital materials from the manuscript collections of the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek Munich, and the Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig. Preface Digitization projects have been taken up by manuscript libraries around the world. The two pillars of such libraries -catalogues