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ACCESS TO THE LIBRARY 2022-2023

COVID19: Access to the Library

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SUMMER CLOSING



We wish to remind you that the Library will be open to readers until Friday 15 July 2022.
It will reopen on Friday 16 September 2022.

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UPDATE - NOTICE TO READERS

From Wednesday 1 June 2022 access to the Library will no longer be subject to booking and handing in the self-declaration.
The obligation to show the reinforced Green Pass, to undergo body temperature measurement and to wear the FFP2 protective mask remains confirmed.

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OWL 22

OWL n. 22, April-June 2022

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OWL 21

OWL n. 21, January-March 2022

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OWL 20

OWL n. 20, October - December 2021

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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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Aditus 06

Between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022 the Vatican Apostolic Library presents two publications with which to inaugurate a new collection in one of its historic book series: Documenti e riproduzioni...

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Aditus 05

On Friday, 5 November, His Holiness Pope Francis came to the Vatican Library to inaugurate the new permanent exhibition space and its first show «Tutti. Umanità in cammino».
As its subtitle makes clear – «From Travel Cartography to Utopian and Allegorical maps: the Vatican Apostolic Library Meets Pietro Ruffo » ...

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Aditus 04

In recent months the Vatican Apostolic Library has completed work on a Permanent Exposition Hall. Comprising two rooms, the new space is located just off the top of the grand entrance staircase to ensure that its visitors do not disturb the work of our readers and researchers ...

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Information for Readers

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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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Temporarily unavailable Printed Books

Printed books collections kept in the external stacks

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Travel with Dante

Preview of the online exhibition on the occasion of the 7th centenary of Dante Alighieri’s death (1321-2021)

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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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RICI - 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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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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Calendario esami

Anno accademico 2021-2022
Sessione autunnale

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Avviso per ammessi A.A. 2022-2024

Pubblicata la lista degli ammessi al biennio accademico 2022-2024

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Avviso

Chi voglia conoscere più da vicino la Scuola e porre domande alla Direzione e ai docenti è invitato al prossimo Open day della Scuola Vaticana di Biblioteconomia, che si terrà a distanza il 17 maggio 2022, alle ore 18.00 sulla piattaforma ZOOM

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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

Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae. XXVII.

Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae. XXVII.
Series:STUDI E TESTI
Number:553
BAV code:ST_553
Published:2022
ISBN:978-88-210-1089-7
Detail
671 pages17 cm
24 cm1120 gr
3,5 cm

La Biblioteca Vaticana Digitale - "Brochure"

La Biblioteca Vaticana Digitale -
Series:PUBBLICAZIONI VARIE
Number:57
BAV code:V_57
Published:2022
Detail
20 cm20 cm
80 gr

Popular publications

Summa "Elegantius in iure diuino" seu Coloniensis. - IV.

Summa
Authors:Kuttner, Stephan - Fransen, Gérard
Series:MONUMENTA IURIS CANONICI. CORPUS GLOSSATORUM
Number:1,4
BAV code:MIA_1,4
Published:1990
ISBN:88-210-0550-X
Detail
XVIII, 190 p. pages18 cm
25 cm400 gr
2 cm

Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of the Medieval Canon Law, Berkeley, California 1980.

Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of the Medieval Canon Law, Berkeley, California 1980.
Authors:Kuttner, Stephan - Pennington, Kenneth
Series:MONUMENTA IURIS CANONICI. SUBSIDIA
Number:7
BAV code:MIC_7
Published:1985
ISBN:88-210-0570-4
Detail
IX, 665 pages26 cm
1239 gr

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