Library Materials and Digital Collections

The Bioethics Library holds the most comprehensive collection of material relating to bioethics in the world. It ranges from the earliest works in the field of bioethics to current publications. The physical and digital collection includes all formats of material, from books and journals to oral history recordings and transcripts, ephemera, Bioethics Commission reports and meeting notes, and unpublished manuscripts. The collection is an interdisciplinary & multi-format collection on ethical issues related to health care, biomedical research, biotechnology, & the environment.


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U.S. Bioethics Commissions

U.S. Bioethics Commissions

Books and Journals

books and journals

Archival Collections


Digital Collections


Islamic Medical Ethics

Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics

Human Genome Project Archives

Human Genome Archive

Bioethics Interviews

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Archived Bioethics Websites

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Jewish Ethics

Collection of Jewish Ethics

Asian Bioethics

Asian Bioethics Collection


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Intensive Bioethics Course

Engaging Bioethics

The Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University is a destination library for bioethics scholars worldwide and a remarkable historical study space for the Georgetown community.