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AriadnePlus Project

"The ARIADNEplus project is the extension of the previous ARIADNE Integrating Activity, which successfully integrated archaeological data infrastructures in Europe, indexing in its registry about 2.000.000 datasets (ARIADNE portal). ARIADNEplus will build on the ARIADNE results ... The new enlarged partnership of ARIADNEplus covers all of Europe. It now includes leaders in different archaeological domains."

Vatican to open WWII secret archives of Pope Pius XII

Pope Francis announced ... that the Vatican will open its archives on the pontificate of Pope Pius XII. Confidential files of the pope who led the Church during World War II will be made available next year.

Source: Courtney Grogan, "Vatican to open WWII secret archives of Pope Pius XII," Catholic News Agency, March 4, 2019, https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/vatican-to-open-wwii-secret-archives-of-pope-pius-...

The rise and rise of e-reading

A survey of recent ebook and ereading developments:

"As academic players embrace the ebook, scholarly publishers are clearing the path to easier access ...

From swift discoverability and instant access to interactive content and an affordable read, scholarly publishing players are striving to ease accessibility to the ebook. "