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    Discover our carefully digitized books by performing a simple or advanced search, or by directly consulting our collections. The viewer will allow you to look the documents on your browser.

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    Discover our book selections. The EPFL Library regularly highlights particularly interesting titles. For our first virtual exhibition, we present you an incunabulum by Boethius, published in 1497.

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 gives access to a selection of digitized documents from the collection of precious books, published between the 15th and 19th centuries, and kept in the EPFL Library. This collection illustrates the fields of the history and philosophy of science, and more specifically the scientific works by Swiss authors. Thus, thousands of images from books that have entered the public domain (maps, plans, old prints, manuscripts and incunabula) are directly accessible and downloadable. Discover all our other digitized collections.