Fwd: H-TURK: British Library digital program [T Goodrich]
- From: ottomantom@...
The British Library web site has a new tool for presenting rare and
interesting books online. The system is called "Turning the page" and
among the first 14 books are a Mamluk Qur'an, with some description,
text, and sound, and the Mercator atlas of Europe. All 14 books can be
Fast internet connection is unfortunately a must.
Through this one can also reach the Welcome Trust with a 16th-c. MS.
Nothing yet that is Ottoman or Turkic, but some people may be able to use
these in classes.
Naveed - Ul - Haq - Hashmi
Troy University USA, Sharjah Campus
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