ANN ARBOR, Mich., February 12, 2015 — Researchers can now explore early European history and culture as it happened with ProQuest’s release of the first 2 million pages in its massive digitization project with BibliothÃ¨que nationale de France (BnF) in Paris. When complete, the project will give researchers cover to cover access to more than 28,000 rare European books printed from 1400 to 1700 — 10 million pages — in crisp, fully searchable images. Approximately 5,800 titles are now available in Collections 4 and 6 of ProQuest’s Early European Books, enabling researchers around the world to benefit from the Library’s centuries of acquisition, curation and preservation.
Explore pages from books in this collection here: http://bit.ly/BnFimages Continue reading ProQuest releases rare, historical works from BibliothÃ¨que nationale de France
Ingram announced several new initiatives at the ALA Annual Conference this past week. I’ve linked to the individual press releases below. I’m particularly excited about the POD available for out-of-copyright titles from the National Library of France – over 65,000 titles.
Ingram Content Group and Hachette Livre Offer Titles from the BibliothÃ¨que nationale de France in Print for First-Time
Ingram Grows Colour POD Options for Publishers
Ingram Grows its MyiLibrary® E-book Platform with 50,000 Additional Titles and New Functionality
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