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Japanese firm to digitize works in Vatican Library

March 20, 2014

The Vatican Library has reached an agreement with the Japanese firm NTT Data to produce digital copies of 82,000 volumes.

In the first phase of the long-term process, 3,000 manuscripts will be digitzed in the next 4 years, the Vatican announced. These works will include manuscripts from pre-Columbian America, from Japan, and from China. All of the works produced in digital form will be made available to scholars on the web site of the Vatican Library.


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