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2 min 51 sec, FLV FORMAT

Episode 51: Medieval Books in the Digital Age

Professor Bernard Muir from the University of Melbourne's School of Culture and Communications is leading a team that is digitising some of the most important texts of the Middle Ages.

 

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Professor Bernard Muir from the University of Melbourne's School of Culture and Communications is leading a team that is digitising some of the most important texts of the Middle Ages through the DVD publishing group, Evellum.  The DVDs are a resource for scholars and a related series of documentary-style DVDs show how the books were created, written and illustrated by hand.

For more information, please go to http://www.evellum.com/ and  http://www.culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/.

 

Credits

Produced by Katherine Smith
Edited by Rob Cross
Camera by Clive Banfield

Extra video images appear courtesy of Prof Bernard Muir, from the Evellum DVDs The Making of a Medieval Manuscript and Ductus: Handwriting and Bookmaking in the Middle Ages.

With thanks to Prof Muir and Leanne McCredden, Special Collections, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne.