Israel Antiquities Authority Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library
The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scroll Digital Library receives an upgrade, including new content and high-quality photos.
By Tova Dvorin
First Published: 2/4/2014, 1:53 PM
The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) revamped their Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library Tuesday.
The IAA launched the library in 2012 as a means of providing an index of the scrolls, as well as analysis and commentary, to any interested researcher or historian. The site has been wildly successful; over half a million people worldwide have visited the site and 25,000 new users enter the site every month.
Read the rest of the press release here.Updates include over 10,000 new high-quality photographs of the scrolls, content pages in Russian and German, easy access to the site from social media, and a better search engine.
See AWOL's entry on the The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library