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Schlaufenlose Bastarda aus Cod. Guelf. 547 Helmst., 1r
Ein Streifzug durch die Schriftgeschichte anhand der digitalisierten Handschriften der HAB
Laut der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek streben erfolgreiche Digitalisierungsprojekte folgende Ziele an: „Einerseits dient die Digitalisierung dem Schutz und Erhalt der originalen Text-, Bild- und Tondokumente des kulturellen Gedächtnisses Deutschlands.
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An 18th-century engraving of the Bibliotheksrotunde
Round reading rooms: the architectural history of the Herzog August Bibliothek and the Radcliffe Camera
The Herzog August Bibliothek at Wolfenbüttel, in the modern state of Lower Saxony, can trace its origins back to 1572, when a library was established by Julius, Duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1528-89).
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The newly catalogued prologue to Ecclesiasticus in MS. Laud Lat. 97
A rare text in an 'Eberbach' manuscript
Digitization projects are not just about sharing with the world what we already know and love about our collections. Creating and updating metadata - catalogue descriptions and image metadata - gives us a chance to look again at our manuscripts and - sometimes - make new discoveries.
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