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The British Library and Qatar Foundation Announce Plans to Digitise 500,000 Pages of Archive Material

We’re always interested to read about other digitisation projects, and were wide-eyed with wonder to learn about the project that the British Library is going to be working on with the Qatar Foundation. We can’t wait to see all the maps and manuscripts that are going to be digitised!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jul/18/british-library-india-office-qatar

Some manuscripts that were digitised earlier…you can see some digitised examples of the wonderful manuscripts from this project on the Press Section of the British Library website.

http://pressandpolicy.bl.uk/Press-Releases/Transforming-our-understanding-of-Middle-Eastern-history-The-British-Library-and-Qatar-Foundation-unveil-project-to-digitise-half-a-million-pages-of-archive-material-5b8.aspx

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