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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

CONFERENCE SUCCESS: EIGHTH ANNUAL BOOK CONFERENCE

This June saw the 8th annual book conference organised by the Universal Short Title Catalogue. Generously supported by the School of History and the Bibliographical Society, the conference brought together over sixty scholars from all over the world, including France, Germany, Poland, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the UK and the US...



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NEW USTC STAFF MEMBER: DR STEFANO DALL'AGLIO

Dr Stefano Dall’Aglio joined the USTC in June as a postdoctoral fellow. He is completing the remaining three months on the postdoctoral position vacated by Dr Flavia Bruni, who has accepted a position at the Sapienza University of Rome. Dr Dall’Aglio was born and raised in Rome and received his PhD in the History of Early Modern Europe from the Sapienza University in 2003...



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TRENT JOINS PRESERVING THE WORLD’S RAREST BOOKS PROGRAMME

The municipal library of Trent has joined the group of pilot libraries embarking on the USTC’s new co-operative programme, Preserving the World’s Rarest Books, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The USTC will co-operate with the library to identify the rarest books in its collection and to set preservation priorities....



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