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Japanese firm to digitize works in Vatican Library

Catholic World News - 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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