May 16, 2022

New Vatican Library Website Aims to Serve Scholars, Entice Curious

From the Catholic News Service:

The Vatican Library has revamped its website to serve scholars better and facilitate navigation for the curious.


With a fresh look, easier and more intuitive navigation, and greater online services for researchers, the updated site,, went live in mid-July, right when the library closed for the summer months.


Some of the new features, the monsignor said, include more powerful and expanded search functions, and registered researchers can now easily ask staff questions and order digital reproductions of manuscripts, texts and other materials from the libraries collections.

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