Monday, November 26, 2012

Judaica Europeana

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

Judaica Europeana is a growing network with currently 30 institutions: libraries, archives and museums in Europe, Israel and the US.  Judaica Europeana is led by the European Association for Jewish Culture working closely with the Frankfurt University Library and the National Library of Israel.  It provides integrated access to digital collections which document Jewish life in Europe via Europeana, Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage. To date the project has made available online 3.7 million items. It can be searched in 30 languages and by geographic area. One can find books, photographs, manuscripts to the culture of Jews .
To view the website go to: http://www.judaica-europeana.eu/
 
They also have a free electronic newsletter: http://www.judaica-europeana.eu/Newsletter.html
 
Thank you to Saul Issroff for informing us of this very interesting and diverse website and newsletter.
 
Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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