Mexico Launches "Mexican Digital Library" Including Twenty Important Codices

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MEXICO CITY.- With a selection of documentary treasures, from the Prehispanic, Colonial, Independent and Revolutionary periods, the Mexican Digital Library (BDMx) has been launched at www.bdmx.mx. Promoted by the National Council for Culture and Arts (Conaculta), the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), the National General Archives (AGN) and the Centro de Estudios de Historia de Mexico (CEHM-Carso), the web page of the library was presented on November 24th 2010, with a digital collection of nearly 20 historical documents safeguarded by these institutions, dated from 500 to 1949 of the Common Era. The mentioned institutions collaborated with the Mexican Digital Library with the aim of integrating a database that reunites the Mexican documentary richness,