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Ancient Sinai manuscripts being digitized

Researchers at the Sacred and Imperial Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount of Sinai are working to digitize the library's collection of ancient manuscripts, hoping to reveal lost texts in the process. The image he has paused to appreciate is one of a steady stream coming from the room next door, where

Dead Sea Scrolls to be put online

The Israel Antiquities Authority, with a little help from Google, is digitizing the Dead Sea Scrolls to make them publicly available online. The scrolls, which contain the earliest known copies of almost every book of the Hebrew Bible (missing only the Book of Esther), will complete their journey from ancient

Cambridge to digitize rare books

Cambridge University plans to digitize and put online some rare books from their collection. The first collections to be digitised will be entitled The Foundations of Faith and The Foundations of Science. The goal for both is that they become ‘living libraries’ with the capacity to grow and evolve. The

Digitizing Ancient Texts Leads to New Discoveries

Computer scientists, conservationists and scholars are racing to digitize crumbling literary treasures, and in the process are coming across amazing finds. In the process, they're uncovering unexpected troves of new finds, including never-before-seen versions of the Christian Gospels, fragments of Greek poetry and commentaries on Aristotle. Improved technology is allowing researchers

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