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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Columbia launches Korean digitization project

Columbia University Libraries and the National Library of Korea to Digitize Rare Books, press release, January 15, 2009.

Columbia University Libraries is partnering with the National Libraries of Korea to digitize rare materials from the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and make them available online. ...

The Preservation and Digital Conversion Division of Columbia University Libraries will digitize approximately 100 rare volumes and make them available through the Libraries' online catalog, CLIO. As a result, materials from the library’s collections will be easily accessible to students, scholars and people worldwide. The project will begin in January 2009 and conclude in June 2010. ...