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This week is Open Access week! http://www.openaccessweek.org/ Find lots of OA coverage here at
http://archivalia.tumblr.com/tagged/openaccess

This week is Open Access week! http://www.openaccessweek.org/ Find lots of OA coverage here at

http://archivalia.tumblr.com/tagged/openaccess

Tags: openaccess

"The scroll and a dozen others like it were among the finds from this year’s digging season, adding to a collection of more than 1,000 birch-bark documents uncovered here after being preserved for hundreds of years in the magical mud that makes this city one of the most extraordinary archaeological sites on earth. “Novgorod for Russia is like Pompeii for Italy,” said Pyotr G. Gaidukov, the deputy director of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Archaeology. “Only Novgorod is still alive.”"

Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees - NYTimes.com

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"The Reading Room: A Journal of Special Collections is a scholarly journal committed to providing current research and relevant discussion of practices in a special collections library setting."

The Reading Room: A Journal of Special Collections

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"Quill gives you a tour through the making of the medieval manuscript: the book produced in the era before print (500-c. 1450)."

Quill | Books before print

Sheet of characters from Merchant of Venice from the Toy Theatre Collection of Gigi and Glen Sandberg source - http://bookpatrol.net/in-the-stacks-of-the-folger-shakespeare-library/

Sheet of characters from Merchant of Venice from the Toy Theatre Collection of Gigi and Glen Sandberg source - http://bookpatrol.net/in-the-stacks-of-the-folger-shakespeare-library/

dailyclassicalmusic:

Your Sunday Bach Cantata for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinitatis

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Work: Bald zur Rechten, bald zur Linken from Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn (1724)

Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Münchener Bach-Orchester; conducted by Karl Richter

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medieval:

From a treatise on astronomy and navigation.
1450-1500, Italian (via)

medieval:

From a treatise on astronomy and navigation.

1450-1500, Italian (via)

(via sexycodicology)

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femalebeautyinart:

Tilla Durieux as Circe by Franz Stuck, early 20th century

femalebeautyinart:

Tilla Durieux as Circe by Franz Stuck, early 20th century

(via mudwerks)

mudwerks:

(via Germaine Laborde as Nina Mery Folies Wagram La Teresina, 1923 001 | Historical Ziegfeld Group)

udspeccoll:

The Dance of Death was first published at Lyons in 1538 and has undergone many editions since. It features woodcuts based on the designs of the famous Hans Holbein.

The haunting woodcuts and their accompanying verses aimed to show that Death would come for anyone, regardless of their station.

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