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Patrimonio Digital Complutense: basic guide

Guide about the use and contents of the portal for the diffusion of the Complutense Digital Collection (

Google Books Viewer

The PDC visualisation of the digitised works within the Google Books project offers a series of specific features and options.

On the page before viewing the complete book, next to the thumbnail and details of the work, the user will find the following options:


Access to the resource on the Google Books page

Through this link we can access the digital version of the work in Google Books from which we can carry out some operations that currently have not been included in the Complutense Digital Heritage in this type of work:

  • Different forms of visualisation
  • Download the work in Epub, PDF and text format.


From the PDC portal, by clicking on the thumbnail, the digitised work will be displayed in a more basic viewer:

  • Search in the full text of the work.
  • Enlarge and reduce the size of the image.