Old Schools Quad, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Image credit: Mikael Korhonen
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford currently holds 11,746,808 printed items, 25,314 miles of archives and manuscripts, and 1,250,000 maps. The newly launched Digital.Bodleian aims to open some of this extraordinary collection to users from around the world for learning, teaching, and research.
You can now browse...
- Five major Greek manuscripts, including Euclid and Plato
- The Gough map, a fourteenth century road map of Great Britain
- Conservative Party election posters, 1909 - 2007
- Kalighat paintings, representing nineteenth century Bengali religious and social life
- William Cobbett's Parliamentary History (1815)
... among many other collections.
The Cambridge University Library has its own Cambridge Digital Library. Most recently, a first selection of items from the Royal Commonwealth Society Library and the entire Lewis-Gibson collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts has been added to the online collection.