Cambridge Digital Library

The University of Cambridge has digitized a part of its collection and made this accessible through the Cambridge Digital Library. The available collections span centuries, and include manuscripts (codices, scrolls, and fragments), archival material, and books. In August 2014 over 19.000 books and manuscripts were available online. The material covers a variety of subjects, but areas of particular strength within the Cambridge collections are faith and science. In August 2014, available collections were: ‘Treasures of the library’, ‘Board of longitude’, ‘Newton papers’, ‘Darwin-Hooker letters’, ‘Sassoon journals’, ‘Cairo Genizah’, ‘Hebrew manuscripts’, ‘Islamic manuscripts’, ‘Christian works’, ‘Sanskrit manuscripts’, ‘Spanish chapbooks’, ‘Peterhouse manuscripts’, and ‘Exhibition items.’

Material can be browsed by collection, and within each collection if possible by subcollection. In addition, basic search in the entire Cambridge Digital Library is available. For some works not only the digitized originals are available, but also transcriptions. Images can be downloaded in JPEG format.

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 10:30am
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