Designing English: Graphics on the Medieval Page at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries considers how early English manuscripts approached graphic design.
Bodleian Libraries digitized over 100 photographs by 19th-century photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, who brought a dreamy softness to her images.
Carbon dating reveals the earliest known symbol for zero is in a 3rd or 4th century Indian manuscript at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries.
The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford launched the first complete, digital catalogue for 19th-century photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot.
Less than 20 known precolonial codices from the area of modern-day Mexico exist, and researchers have recently uncovered hidden imagery beneath the pages of one.
In the 1917 board game “Suffragetto,” two players compete as either police or suffragettes to defend their political bases.
Last week, the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford launched an online portal to over 115,000 open-license images from their collections.
This year marks five centuries since the death of Aldus Manutius, an Italian humanist who forever changed the direction of publishing, and got in one of its first copyright squabbles.
One of the major textual resources on pre-Columbian Mexico is now online in a digital platform launched this month.
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford and the Vatican Library have some of the richest collections of ancient biblical texts, but most of them are inaccessible to the general public. Now, through a collaborative project, 1.5 million manuscript pages are being digitized for public access online.
The Bodleian Library acts as something of the University of Oxford’s cerebral hub with over 11 million items, but what has been an inaccessible secret is its large holding of art. Now 300 of its paintings are now viewable on Your Paintings hosted by the BBC.