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Delayed opening: 3 November

We would like to inform readers that on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 the Library will open at 10:00am.

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Closing Notice: 2 November

We wish to remind you that the Library will be closed on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed.

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ACCESS TO THE LIBRARY 2020-2021

COVID19: Access to the Library

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OWL 15

OWL n. 15, July - September 2020

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OWL 14

OWL n. 14, April - June2020

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OWL 13

OWL n. 13, January - March 2020

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La Persia istoriata in Roma

Frutto di una ricerca originale, il volume traccia la storia delle memorie concernenti..

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Disegni del secolo XIX del fondo Ashby

Con questo volume i curatori hanno inteso documentare i risultati della loro ricerca su circa cinquecento disegni e acquerelli del XIX secolo..

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La Storia di Bayad e Riyad (Vat. ar. 368)

Il volume offre una nuova edizione del testo del manoscritto Vaticano arabo 368, contenente la storia di Bayād e Riyād (HadītBayādwaRiyād), e la traduzione italiana.

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Information for Readers

  • Approved Ammissions
  • Support for the Study
  • Special Project
  • Photographic reproductions

Admission in BAV

The Library is open to:
  • researchers and scholars with appropriate qualifications and/or relevant scientific publications;
  • teachers and researchers at Universities and other institutes of Higher Education;
  • graduate students (laureati) who are pursuing research for a doctoral dissertation;
  • in exceptional cases, undergraduate students who can demonstrate that they need to consult material which is available only at the Vatican Library;
  • it is not open to High School students, nor, as a rule, to undergraduate University students;

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Admission Criteria

The following Regulations are intended above all to assure scholars the working conditions appropriate to a place of study and research.
Therefore, scholars are exhorted to read them carefully and to respects the norms scrupulously.

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Required Documents

Scholars who want to access numismatic material of the Library should respects the following norms.

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Inventories and Index



Inventories and Index of manuscript collections in digital version

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Unavailable Manuscripts

Manuscripts that can not be consulted for conservative reasons or why temporarily restored or on display.

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Unavailable Printed Books

Printed books collections kept in the external stacks

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IIIF Thematic Pathways

The library has promoted a research activity that makes use of IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) technology for the creation of annotations on the folios of the digitized manuscripts (transcriptions, comments on texts, glosses, illuminations, writings, identification of scribes, owners, illuminators) relating to specific selections of manuscripts.

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Books and Libraries of religious orders in Italy at the end of XVI cent.

Codices Vaticani Latini 11266-11326 include the lists of the titles of the books owned by the religious of the Italian convents and monasteries, acquired by the Congregation of the Index of Prohibited Books after the publication of the Index librorum prohibitorum by Pope Clement VIII in 1596.

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The Polonsky Project

Between 2012 and 2017 the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Library carried out a joint digitization project. More than 1.5 million pages from their remarkable collections have been made freely available online to researchers and to the general public. L'Osservatore Romano's article

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Reproductions for private study

It is possible to order photocopies (only for printed books published between 1601 and 2008), black & white photographs, color photographs, microfilms, or CD-ROMs made from microfilms (in the case of printed books, only if they were published before 2008), from manuscripts or from photographs of objects. Completed order forms may be submitted to the distribution desks or sent by mail to the Library.

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Reproductions for professional use

It is possible to order photographic or other types of reproductions for publication by using the appropriate order forms. Fees include the cost of the reproductions plus the publication rights.

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School of Library Science

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Avviso

Per tutta la durata dell’emergenza sanitaria al fine di limitare il più possibile l’accesso presso i locali della Scuola si raccomanda a chiunque avesse necessità di informazioni di privilegiare gli strumenti di comunicazione a distanza ...

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Avviso per ammessi e riserve A.A. 2020-2022

Ammessi e riserve sono elencati in ordine alfabetico. Tale elenco non costituisce graduatoria per le riserve.

A causa dell'emergenza pandemica da Covid-19 e del conseguente obbligo di distanziamento sociale da osservarsi negli spazi della Scuola, per il biennio 2020-2022 saranno ammessi 26 allievi. ...

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Proroga iscrizione A.A. 2020/2021

Data la situazione attuale le iscrizioni alla Scuola Vaticana di Biblioteconomia

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Subscribe to school

Le iscrizioni per l'anno accademico 2020-2021 si aprono il 15 febbraio 2020 e si chiudono il 15 maggio 2020termine ultimo entro il quale dovranno pervenire le domande (farà fede il timbro postale).

Per l'ammissione occorre presentare:

  • Modulo d'iscrizione debitamente compilato e sottoscritto in originale (disponibile sul sito WEB della Scuola, in Segreteria o presso la portineria della Biblioteca);
  • Curriculum vitae con elenco di eventuali pubblicazioni;
  • Lettera di presentazione rilasciata da una istituzione accademica, ecclesiastica, dal datore di lavoro o da persona autorevole;
  • Fotocopia del titolo di studio (laurea o licenza canonica) e certificazione degli esami sostenuti;
  • Fotocopia di un documento d’identità in corso di validità;
  • Due fotografie formato tessera aggiornate.
  • Lettera motivazionale contenuta in massimo 2000 battute.

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Allowed and Reserved

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Lessons Timetable

Calendario delle lezioni, delle esercitazioni e dei laboratori

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Director and Faculty members

DIRETTORE VICE DIRETTORE
Mons. Cesare Pasini Antonio Manfredi


Raffaella Vincenti Bibliografia e reference
Andreina Rita Bibliologia
Paul Gabriele Weston Biblioteca digitale
Francesco D'Aiuto Il libro manoscritto antico, medievale e moderno
Giuseppina Cerri Ordinamento generale e servizi di biblioteca
Carlo Federici Conservazione e restauro del libro
Antonio Manfredi Storia delle biblioteche
Paul Gabriele Weston Teoria e tecnica della catalogazione e della classificazione

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Structure and Services of the School

Orario segreteria:

  • Lunedì: 9.00-17:30
  • Martedì 9.00-17.30
Telefono:+39/06698.79526

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Organization of the course

Orario Lezioni, Esercitazioni e Laboratori

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Recent publications

Agenda 2021 ‒ Agende annuali della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana ‒ (grande 18 x 25 cm).

Agenda 2021 ‒ Agende annuali della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana ‒ (grande 18 x 25 cm).
Authors:Piazzoni, Ambrogio M. - Montuschi, Claudia - De Crescenzo, Simona - Pasini, Cesare - Janz, Timothy
Series:AGENDE ANNUALI B.A.V.
Number:11
BAV code:AA_11
Published:2020
ISBN:978-88-210-1045-3
Detail
192 pages18 cm
25 cm760 gr

Agenda 2021 ‒ Agende annuali della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana ‒ (piccola 12 x 17 cm).

Agenda 2021 ‒ Agende annuali della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana ‒ (piccola 12 x 17 cm).
Authors:Montuschi, Claudia - De Crescenzo, Simona - Piazzoni, Ambrogio M. - Pasini, Cesare - Janz, Timothy
Series:AGENDE ANNUALI B.A.V.
Number:11B
BAV code:AA_11B
Published:2020
ISBN:978-88-210-1046-0
Detail
192 pages12 cm
17 cm220 gr

Popular publications

Huguccio Pisanus, Summa decretorum. ‒ I. Distinctiones. I-XX.

Huguccio Pisanus, Summa decretorum. ‒ I. Distinctiones. I-XX.
Authors:Přerovský, Oldřich
Series:MONUMENTA IURIS CANONICI. CORPUS GLOSSATORUM
Number:6
BAV code:MIA_6
Published:2006
ISBN:88-210-0804-5
Detail
XXXIV, 372 pages26 cm
780 gr

Démétrius Cydonès. Correspondance ‒ Vol. I.

Démétrius Cydonès. Correspondance ‒ Vol. I.
Authors:Loenertz, Raymond Joseph
Series:STUDI E TESTI
Number:186
BAV code:ST_186
Published:1956 (rist. 1983)
ISBN:88-210-0110-5

Notes:Ristampa an. 1983 ‒ Il vol.II è ST 208.

Detail
XVI, 217 pages18 cm
25 cm502 gr

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