Well-qualified scholars are welcome to use the resources of the Quaracchi Library for research projects, specifically those related to some aspect of Franciscan history and thought. A letter of introduction from an institution of higher learning is requested.
Library staff can offer some limited assistance by letter or e-mail in response to queries.
Please write to the Director for further information or to schedule a visit.
We support projects – research, publications, etc. - in so far as they advance the mission, vision, and purpose defined by the Board and the Statute governing the College (Collegium Sancti Bonaventurae).
Projects are presented to the Director and approved by the Board.
Quaracchi Editions are available for purchase at the International Franciscan Bookshop located in Assisi - Santa Maria degli Angeli and online at:
Quaracchi Editions of Franciscan writers are available in searchable electronic form in the Library of Latin Texts — Series B (Brepols Publishers, subscription required).
Latin texts and English translations of the writings of Francis and Clare of Assisi, early biographies and related documents are available online, sponsored by the Commission for the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition (free, registration required).