Vatican to digitize manuscripts with NTT, put them online

Mar 21, 2014

Vatican to digitize manuscripts with NTT, put them online

The Vatican library Thursday began a project to digitize thousands of historical manuscripts, dating from the origins of the church to the 20th century, and make them available online. Working with the technology group NTT Data, the library intends to scan and digitally archive ...

Mar 20, 2014

Abe to visit Anne Frank House after vandalism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam this weekend to express regret over the vandalism at Tokyo libraries of hundreds of books related to the young Holocaust victim, an official said Thursday. Abe will visit the museum Sunday, a ...

Mar 16, 2014

Diet library keeps digitizing away

The National Diet Library has started digitizing rare books and journals accessible at local libraries nationwide. So far, the country’s only national library has digitized 1.3 million print books, public journals and other hard to obtain publications, most of which were printed in the ...