Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Manuscript Brogyntyn ii.1, folio 33r.
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Siebert, M. (2014). Digitalisierung „Ostasiatisch“: Besonderheiten und Herausforderungen ostasiatischer Materialien in westlichen Digitalisierungsprojekten. Bibliotheksmagazin. Mitteilungen aus den Staatsbibliotheken in Berlin und München, (1), 57-63. More
Vogt, A. (2014). Zwischen Ökonomie und Mathematik - Statistik in Berlin von 1886 bis 1955. In M. Fothe, M. Schmitz, & B. Skorsetz (Eds.), Mathematik und Anwendungen (pp. 65-70). Bad Berka: Thillm Verlag. More

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