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New light on old books

18 November, 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come along and unlock the secrets of medieval manuscripts! This event will showcase and explain some of the digital tools and techniques that libraries and researchers are using to uncover lost details of centuries-old books. You can see a manuscript which is over 500 years old and investigate the history of its production and its readers. You will also have the opportunity to get creative with electric ink, 3D printing and chat to researchers about how they are using new forms of digital technology to explore our written cultural heritage.

No booking required


This event is part of the series Finding Glasgow: hidden secrets and lost meaning.
For event information, please contact Diane ScottĀ at diane.scott@glasgow.ac.uk.

 

Details

Date:
18 November, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other

Event Partners
University of Glasgow Library Special Collections, University of Glasgow Information Studies department and the AHRC Digital Transformations Theme
Image Copyright
MS Hunter 232 (University of Glasgow Special Collections); image copyright of Johanna Green

Venue

University of Glasgow Library Exhibition Space
Hillhead Street
Glasgow, G12 8QE United Kingdom
Phone:
0141 330 6704
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/library/