Protecting Rare Books From Climate Change


The link below is to an article that takes a look at saving rare books from climate change.

For more visit:
https://psmag.com/environment/saving-our-archives-from-climate-change

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Rare Book Thefts


The link below is to an article that reports on the increasing issue of rare book thefts from libraries around the world.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/17/rare-book-experts-join-forces-to-stop-tome-raiders

Article: Timbuktu Manuscripts Saved from Islamists


The link below is to an article that reports on the latest news from Timbuktu concerning old and rare documents saved from Islamists in Mali.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/05/People-of-Timbuktu-save-Manuscripts-from-Invaders/

Article: Oxford and Vatican Libraries Launch Online Project


The link below is to an article reporting on a new online project being launched by the Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries and the Vatican Library. In short, these libraries are going to digitise a wealth of old and rare works and make them available online.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/12/150498524/ancient-texts-will-go-online-as-oxford-and-vatican-libraries-launch-project