The Ambrosian Library
Established in Milan in 1607 it’s one of the oldest and undoubtedly most important public libraries worldwide, thanks to its large and invaluable collections. The library holds a large number of codices written in Greek, Latin, Italian, and several different oriental languages. Amongst these the valuable acquisition of entire collections coming from religious institutions like the Benedictine Monastery in Bobbio, the Augustinian Convent of Santa Maria Incoronata and the Library of the Metropolitan Chapter in Milan, and of those collections coming from private sources. 4Science has been asked to preserve the library’s valuable collections of digitized manuscripts, the collection comprises of almost 2 million images for a grand total of almost 30 TB.