Alma Mater

ALMA MATER is the Digital Library of the University of Coimbra’s Old Document Collection, consisting of a vast collection of works, mostly published before 1940. It includes the rich bibliographic and documental heritage of the libraries of the various faculties, such as the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Letters, Department of Botany (Faculty of Sciences and Technology) and the General Library.

This digital library contains ancient books, manuscripts, letters, photographs, drawings, etc as well as parts of the collections of authors that studied at the University of Coimbra and of others that passed through and left here the fruits of their intellectual labour.