Europeana Regia Presented at two Research Conferences in Italy

Under the title "Vecchi manoscriti, nuovi usi: Europeana Regia, una biblioteca per il XXI secolo", Victoria García Esteve and Margarita Escriche (Universitat de València) presented the Europeana Regia project in  Rome, at the Seminar Umanesimo e società nelle collezioni librarie del CNR: Seminari di Studi (Roma, 29-30 maggio, 2012).
See the presentation



Workshop on "Europeana Regia y otros proyectos de digitalización en España: hacia el manuscrito 2.0", held in Valencia

A one-day Workshop with the title “EUROPEANA REGIA y otros proyectos de digitalización en España: hacia el manuscrito 2.0” was held on 7th June in the Aula Magna of the University of Valencia. 

Europeana Regia presented at the "Ateliers du livre", Bibliothèque nationale de France

The project's website is currently presented at the workshop "Modernity of the Medieval Book", on Thurdsay March 29th in the Petit auditorium at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.









Carolingian Manuscripts Digitized for Europeana Regia in Reims, Amiens and Valenciennes

Throughout the second half of 2011, 131 Carolingian manuscripts were digitized in Reims, Amiens and Valenciennes in cooperation with the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), as part of the Europeana Regia project.

This operation was made possible through the active participation of the three public libraries and the commitment of the three departments at the BnF which were involved: the Departments of Manuscripts, of Preservation and of Cooperation.

This is a novel experience in two respects:

New Manuscripts Available for Online Consultation (HAB)

The Herzog August Bibliothek (Wolfenbüttel) has added two more Carolingian manuscripts to its digital library:

First Carolingian Manuscript Now Online (BnF)

The Sacrementary of Drogon (Paris BNF MSS Latin 9428, 9th century, between 845 and 855) can now be consulted online in Gallica:

Symposium: Digitisation of Written Heritage

30 and 31 March at the Institut National du Patrimoine (Paris)

Alongside the launch of programmes for the mass digitisation of printed books and the press, the digitisation of manuscripts and written archives is increasingly becoming a major issue in policies for the promotion of written heritage.

Limited at first to small projects or focussing on the “treasures” of the institutions where they are housed, today the scope of digitisation projects is expanding, often taking the form of collaborative projects on a national and international scale.