New Libraries on the DMMapp!

Astrologica - Chetham's MS Mun.A.4.99

It’s spring, the sun is shining, and the DMMapp has more links than ever thanks to the following additions:

We have also updated the link to the Biblioteca Teresiana which was reported as broken!Continue reading!

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IIIF – The digitized manuscripts revolution we’ve all been waiting for!

Comparing two images of the evangelists, one from the Bodleian, the other from St. Gallen

We created the DMMapp to make it easier for you to find collections of digitized manuscripts – and IIIF is making it easier for you to view, study, and compare manuscripts. In this post we are going to tell you all about why it’s awesome! … Continue reading!

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100 newly digitized manuscripts online

Add MS 11850 f. 10r - St. Peter

There is no way we could have come up with a better title. The British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France have just digitized 100 manuscripts, all dated between 700CE and 1200CE, and made them available online! The news is so awesome that as soon as we saw it on Twitter we decided we would write this post. … Continue reading!

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The digitized manuscripts of the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana

Laurentian Library, Maiestas Domini (Christ in Majesty) with the Four Evangelists and their symbols, at the start of the New Testament; page from Codex Amiatinus (fol. 796v), Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana.

The Laurentian Library, in context

Florence is a beautiful city. The kind of city many people from Rome like myself would like to move to; so similar is it to the Capital: full of art, culture, history… but without the broken roads, the traffic, and a bit more calm. … Continue reading!

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New, old, and missing digitized manuscripts

As you might have read in our previous post concerning the DMMapp 3.0, one of the best features is that now we can easily see which links in our database are broken, along with quickly adding what we receive via the missing library form. … Continue reading!

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