Cambridge Digital Library

Isaac Newton's works available on Cambridge Digital Library

About Cambridge Digital Library

The Cambridge Digital Library hosts some of the world’s rarest texts, and has made many of them available for free. Scholars do not need to be a part of the University of Cambridge to access the 25,000 different texts, ranging from ancient manuscripts, to the latest in scholarly journals. Dr. Leonard Polonsky helped establish the Cambridge Digital Library, making works previously reserved for faculty and students publicly available. Notable works in the Library’s holding include the papers of Sir Isaac Newton, and famous manuscripts of the New Testament.
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Cambridge Digital Library Collections

The Cambridge Digital Library is divided into two sections: the Faith Collection and the Science Collection. The Faith Collection is home to many primary documents of many world religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism. The Science Collection contains the original works of history’s most-acclaimed scientists: Sir Isaac Newton, Lord Kelvin, Charles Darwin, and many more. Most of both collections are available to the public.

Contributing to Cambridge Digital Library

Those looking to contribute to the Cambridge Digital Library are held to high standards of quality, and must offer the Library free and unabridged use of the work provided. The Cambridge Digital Library can be contacted through the following information.

Cambridge Digital Library
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