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Einstein Papers Go Digital

More than 5000 documents collected by the Einstein Papers Project are now freely available online

05/12/2014 - Internet

The collected papers of Albert Einstein were published by Princeton University Press between 1987 and 2009 in 13 volumes plus 12 volumes of translations. They are available in the library collection.

Now the Princeton University Press presents The Digital Einstein Papers, an open-access site that offers free onine access to the complete collection.

From the website:

"...the ongoing publication of Einstein's massive written legacy comprising more than 30,000 unique documents. The site presents all 13 volumes published to date by the editors of the Einstein Papers Project, covering the writings and correspondence of Albert Einstein (1879-1955) from his youth to 1923. The volumes are presented in the original language version with in-depth English language annotation and other scholarly apparatus. In addition, the reader can toggle to an English language translation of most documents. [...] Approximately 7,000 pages representing 2,900 unique documents have been digitized thus far. The site will present subsequent volumes in the series roughly two years after original book publication."

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein:

Symmetry Magazine introduces the The Digital Einstein Papers website with an interesting article.