Georgetown University acquired the Washington Dental College, the first dental college in the city, in 1901.
Welcome to DigitalGeorgetown
DigitalGeorgetown supports the advancement of education and scholarship at Georgetown and contributes to the expansion of research initiatives, both nationally and internationally. By providing the infrastructure, resources, and services, DigitalGeorgetown sustains the evolution from the traditional research models of today to the enriched scholarly communication environment of tomorrow, and it provides context and leadership in developing collaborative opportunities with partners across the campus and around the world.
Georgetown University Publications
Find official publications of the University's departments and centers, as well as a selection of key publications by Georgetown University Press (more...)
GURT Volumes in this series feature annual collections of selected essays from the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. Held each year in Washington, D.C., GURT brings together distinguished linguists from around the world to explore the newest trends and theories in linguistics and language education.
Digital and Special Collections @ Georgetown
Discover some of the University's and Library's treasures. This virtual vault includes digitized manuscripts, historical photographs, printed books, artwork, and archival materials, spanning a period from the eighteenth century to the present.(more...)
Manuscripts Collection Digitized manuscripts represent only a small fraction of the library’s manuscript holdings of over 1,200 separate collections. However, several important collections of eighteenth- and nineteenth century manuscripts are now available online, as well as select finding aids for physical and digital collections.
University Archives This community includes selected finding aids from the University Archives, a selection of photographs from the University Archives detailing the University's traditions and history, as well as the University's historical newspaper, The Hoya.
Georgetown University Art Collection This digital collection includes a selection of items from the University’s large and diverse holdings of paintings, antique furnishings, sculpture, fine prints, and objects d’art. The images presented here provide access to many pieces which not on public display, including the Roosevelt Civil War envelope collection and selections of French anti-communist propaganda posters.
Exhibitions View current and past exhibitions on a variety of themes, which showcase materials in Special Collections.
The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives were created by the Georgetown University Library in collaboration with Dr. Peter Krogh, Dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. The site includes more than two hundred episodes from three television series moderated by Dean Krogh between 1981 and 2005.
AJCU Photograph Collection Sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Library Deans, this digital project provides access to archival images documenting important aspects of Catholic higher education.
Rare Books Collection The Rare Book Collection contains more than 100,000 printed volumes distributed in more than 20 separate collections on many subjects and printed in many different languages. Browse or search this collection to view a selection of some digitized rare books from Special Collections Rare Books Collection.
Bioethics Research Library Discover scope notes on issues related to ethics and citations from books, journals and articles on ethical issues.
Rev. Paul Cioffi, S.J. Photographs Collection Presented in partnership with EnVision Church, Fr. Cioffi's collection includes over 200 photographs of early Christian sites and numerous places of worship in Europe, North Africa, and North America.