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Digital Scriptorium

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  In 2012, Digital Scriptorium successfully transitioned from Columbia to Berkeley. More information....

2007:  In January 2007, a new fully-reengineered web site was released with the new domain / URL:

2004: In 2004 Columbia was awarded $300,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue development of Digital Scriptorium, and move the project from Berkeley to Columbia.  

Background: The Digital Scriptorium project, funded chiefly by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, was originally a joint project of the Bancroft Library (UC Berkeley) and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University to digitize and make available on the World Wide Web cataloging and selected images from the two universities' medieval and early Renaissance manuscript collections. Between 1999 and 2002, additional holdings from Huntington Library, the University of Texas, Austin, and the New York Public Library have also been incorporated, along with those of a number of smaller collections. As of July 2002, the Digital Scriptorium includes some 4,000 catalog records and 15,000 digitized images; planning is moving forward to bring in other North American and European collections.



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