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The Jewish National and University Library Digitized Book Repository

 [First posted in AWOL 19 April 2011, updated 2 January 2015]

The Jewish National and University Library Digitized Book Repository
he Jewish National and University Library is proud to announce the first stage of a project to digitize rare and out-of-print monographs from its collection.
The aim of this project is to make these works freely available not only to on site users but also to the public worldwide. This will both preserve the originals and greatly increase the number of people who will be able to refer to them.

About 1100 volumes have been digitized with the generous support of the Dorot Foundation. Additional works are added weekly. Selection will be based on considerations of demand, preservation and funding. Only works in the public domain will be considered.

The JNUL catalog record for each such work contains a link to the digitized version.

The initial selection of titles ranges from 15th century incunabula to early 20th century works.

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The books are presented in the DjVu format which provides high quality, magnifiable images compressed into relatively small files for easy downloading. In order to view these images it is necessary to download and install (once) a special free viewer program.
Click here to download DjVu Browser Plug-in.

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