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The Two-Way
2:02 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Ancient texts will go online from Oxford and Vatican libraries

A general view of the Radcliffe Camera building, part of the Bodleian Library, in Oxford, England. Along with the Vatican, the library is launching a project to digitally scan rare texts and put them online.
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Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 9:22 am

Biblical and antiquities scholars will soon have a new resource at their fingertips, as Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries and the Vatican Library launch a plan to digitize millions of pages of rare ancient texts. The scanned pages will be available online.

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