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Israel National Library to digitize Italian Hebrew manuscript collection, among world's best
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 3, 2013 9:47 PM EDT
Israel's National Library says it has signed an agreement with a leading Italian collection to display online some of the world's most important Hebrew manuscripts, making them accessible to the public for the first time.
Stollman said Thursday the manuscripts are on par with Vatican and Oxford collections. He says Israel's library is also negotiating with those institutions to scan their manuscripts.
Stollman said Israel's National Library is seeking to digitize and post online all of the world's Hebrew manuscripts.