The Vatican Library Digitization Project

The Vatican Library Digitization Project ( ) is in the process of scanning, saving and distributing the Library’s collection of documents, with over 4400 of them currently available online.

Documents range from the pre-Columbian Aztec “Codex Borgianus,” to the Mishneh Torah, to fragments of the Koran Kufic, to Virgil, the Iliad and various Bibles. The stated purpose of the project is to preserve all human heritage for posterity and make it available to the public.