HMDP Conference 2016 - The Crawford and Gaster Hebrew Collections at the John Rylands Library of Manchester – the Creation of an Online Catalogue as Part of a New Digital Platform

Video from the Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project Conference held at the British Library on 21 November 2016. 

Dr Renate Smithuis, Lecturer in Medieval Jewish Studies, University of Manchester presents the externally funded project currently undertaken at the John Rylands Library on its collection of Hebrew manuscripts. The objects comprise codices, scrolls, amulets and other texts in Hebrew script . The great variety of the collection is being captured in text  and image with the aim of producing a complete online catalogue as part of a new digital platform. 

(Filming by Joseph Turp.)

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