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USTC

The USTC is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century

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USTC

The USTC is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century

SEARCH THE USTC

USTC

The USTC is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century

SEARCH THE USTC

ABOUT

RESEARCH

In our first years, and particularly in the smaller libraries, we spent much of our time creating inventories from hand-written or card catalogues. This data was collated...

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

With the completion in 2007 of work on French language books, the project turned its attention to other areas of Europe for which there were no comprehensive surveys of early print: notably the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) and the Low Countries...

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FUTURE

In September 2011 the project group received the welcome news that the AHRC would continue to support the work of the project for four more years. This will enable us to extend the range of the database into the seventeenth century...

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NEWS

THE POLISH AMBASSADOR AT THE PRINTED BOOK IN CENTRAL EUROPE CONFERENCE


The St Andrews Book Project in the School of History, along with the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota, hosted its annual conference this year from 29 June to 1 July. The conference theme was on ‘The Printed Book in Central Europe’. Scholars from across Europe and America spoke on the rise of the printing press predominantly in lands east of the Holy Roman Empire. The Polish Embassy in London sponsored Polish scholars to attend the conference and the Polish Ambassador..



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SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

On Friday 14 July we said goodbye to the six interns on our established summer internship programme: Solidea Cecchinato, University of Udine, Italy; Marieke van Egeraat, Radboud University, Nijmegen; Alberto Gallerani, University of Trent; Manuel Llano, Leiden University; Lotte Savelsberg, Leiden University and Heleen Wyffels, University of Leuven....



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NEW OPPORTUNITY IN THE USTC TEAM

The School of History in the University of St Andrews is seeking to appoint to a position within the St Andrews Book History research group. The successful candidate will work on the project, ‘Preserving the World’s Rarest Books’. This project is financed by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York. This is a full-time position, for a fixed term of one year and five months, 1 May 2017 – 30 September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter....



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