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British Library and Google Announce Partnership to Digitize Books

British Library and Google Announce Partnership to Digitize Books

The British Library and Google have announced a partnership to digitise 250,000 out-of-copyright books from the Library’s collections. This major project plans to digitise up to 40 million pages from 1700-1870, from the French Revolution to the end of slavery, opening up access to one of the greatest collections of books in the world, this […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Dassault Systemes Giza Archives Project Wins Award

Dassault Systèmes, announced that the Giza Archives Project at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), was selected by the IDG Computerworld Honors Program as a 2011 Laureate. The annual award program taking place tonight (June 20, 2011) in Washington, D.C. honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change. The […]

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Victoria and Albert Museum Opens Japanese Enamels: The Seven Treasures Cloisonne Exhibition

Victoria and Albert Museum Opens Japanese Enamels: The Seven Treasures Cloisonne Exhibition

Edwin Davies OBE has donated one of the world’s finest collections of Japanese cloisonné enamels to the V&A. Thanks to his significant gift, the V&A is now able to show the most wide-ranging selection of cloisonné masterpieces existing in Europe. A special display is on view at the V&A, from June 14 through August 19, […]

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Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View at the Nevada Museum of Art

Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View at the Nevada Museum of Art

Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum , while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 2011. Exhibition on view une 11, 2011 – September 4, 2011. Drawn from the legendary antiquities collection of […]

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