miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2009

Manuscritos Medievales de Suiza -

e-codices - Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

"It started as a preservation mission for a single abbey, but grew into a more ambitious effort to put medieval documents from all over Switzerland on a single web site. Now the Stiftsbibliothek is part of a network for digitizing medieval manuscripts called the "Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland".  Spiegel Online

"What started as a pilot project in 2005 grew sharply last year, when the Saint Gallen project was incorporated into a program to digitize all of Switzerland's roughly 7,000 medieval manuscripts"
The New York Times, October 18, 2008
  • single point of access for Swiss manuscripts on the internet
  • a project of the Medieval Institute of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • accessible at: www.e-codices.ch
  • follow-up project of CESG - Codices electronici Sangallenses (Digital Abbey Library of Saint Gall).
  • high resolution digital images: over 140'000 facsimile pages
  • regularly updated:
  • now 380 complete manuscripts from 16 Swiss manuscript collections
  • new web application
  • manuscript descriptions
  • browse and search functions
  • sponsed by the Mellon Foundation and E-lib (Digital Library of Switzerland)
accessible in German, French, Italian and English
English: www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en
German: www.e-codices.unifr.ch/de
French: www.e-codices.unifr.ch/fr
Italian: www.e-codices.unifr.ch/it

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