The Vatican Goes Digital

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The Vatican Library has been digitizing its 1.6 million books and the first 500 volumes are now available, reports Business Insider. The library was founded in 1451 and the digitization project is expected to take fifteen years. The collection is available here.


Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →