An engraving of William Shakespeare
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Folger Shakespeare Library's collection going fully digital

22 October 2013 Last updated at 00:12 BST

The world's largest collection of original Shakespearean books and manuscripts is expanding its online offerings.

Next month, the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC will release a series of apps that will broaden access to thousands of original books and manuscripts from Shakespearean England.

The BBC visited the collection to see how the historic treasures will soon just be a click away for students and researchers from around the world.

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