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Hebrew in Bits and Bytes: An Introduction to Coding and Formatting of Hebrew Electronic Resources

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Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher(s): Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Heidi Lerner; Heidi Lerner

Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Spring-Summer 2004, pp.18-19

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Language and languages)
Education (Information services and sources)

Keywords: Hebrew; Language; Technology; Internet

Type: Brief


The author outlines challenges of archiving, searching, creating and transferring text in Hebrew characters. She reviews relevant information on various schemes for coding Hebrew characters, offers a list of digital Hebraica resources, and offers a glossary of terms relevant to these issues.