" Textual heritage " is the open interdisciplinary scientific community of experts in the field of research, description, preservation, popularization and publication manuscript and old-printed books of the most ancient, medieval and prenational periods.
The purposes of the community are:
- support, coordination and organization of the theoretical and applied works directed on the creation of electronic libraries, collections, databases and knowledge bases of manuscript monuments and old-printed books;
- development of methods of the use of information resources in humanitarian researches and in the education;
- support, coordination and organization of the international cooperation in the field of basic researches and modern information technologies in humanities.