This video has been recorded and uploaded on #WorldTurtleDay 2020!
Digitized manuscripts contains mountain of incredible artwork that can’t be found through Google, Pinterest or other regular search engines. You need to know the back alleyways of the Internet to find those gems.
This video introduces you to a few of those little known paths and explains you the shortcomings of mainstream search engines and why you need to look beyond them. Websites introduced in this video:
- 05:30 – Cambridge Digital Library: https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/
- 07:35 – Digital Bodleian: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/
- 09:50 – British Library, Digitised Manuscripts: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Browse.aspx
- 15:50 – Initiale (illuminations of manuscripts NOT contained at the French national library, or BnF): http://initiale.irht.cnrs.fr/
- 20:40 – Mandragore (illuminations of manuscrits contained at the French national library, or BnF): http://mandragore.bnf.fr/html/accueil…
- 23:25 – Online catalogue of BnF manuscripts: https://archivesetmanuscrits.bnf.fr/
- 24:55 – Gallica (digitised works contained at the French national library, or BnF: https://gallica.bnf.fr/accueil/fr/con…
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