News Brief 2/4/2014, Adar 4, 5774
Israel Antiquities Authority: Dead Sea Scrolls 2.0
The Israel Antiquities Authority launched an upgraded version of its Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library (www.deadseascrolls.org.il
) on Tuesday. The library includes 10,000 new photographs of unprecedented quality and content pages translated into Russian and German in addition to the current languages. It also has a faster search engine and easy access from the site to the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheDeadSeaScrolls), to Twitter and more.
The authority said, in a statement that a year has passed since it first launched the library. It noted that more than half a million people worldwide have visited the site and 25,000 new users enter the site every month.