Although the library, as a place of gathering and research, remains a timeless value, digital publications contribute significantly to the dissemination and free access of knowledge. By participating in its own way in the creation of the large intangible library, the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation is digitizing important books that are not yet offered on the internet and which several times complete important series. A pioneer in digital humanities and education, the Foundation aims to bring some of its treasures to the general public with this new venture.
One of the most important and complete collections of travel and historical literature of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Greek world in general. It counts in total over 3,000 items and treasures publications from the late 15th century to the early 20th. The books presented here are unique samples of the period and are being digitized for the first time.
The research library of Constantinos Th. Dimaras boasts about 30,000 items, mainly on literary and historical issues. It includes many first editions, as well as books containing extensive notes or dedications from significant scholars and writers. Also, 19th-century books and pamphlets, many of which are rare or even unique. Selected items from this rare material are digitized and presented here.