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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

DUNDEE STUDENTS VISIT THE USTC

On Wednesday, 18 February, a dozen students from the University of Dundee came to St Andrews to learn about the USTC. The Dundee students are all members of a History of the Book module taught by Dr Jodi-Anne George and Dr Martine van Ittersum. After an introduction by Prof Andrew Pettegree and Dr Graeme Kemp, USTC project members explained briefly how their research benefits from the USTC...



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HAB DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR JAN HILLGAERTNER

The USTC project group is celebrating the award of a prestigious doctoral scholarship from the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel to group member Jan Hillgaertner. Jan, who is in his second year of a PhD working on seventeenth-century German newspapers, has won a scholarship from the Dr. Günther Findel-Foundation / Rolf und Ursula Schneider-Foundation that will permit him to spend three months working in Wolfenbüttel in the spring of 2015...

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INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR THE INVENTION OF NEWS

Andrew Pettegree’s The Invention of News has won Harvard University’s prestigious Goldsmith Prize. Awarded annually by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, the prize honours the book that best fulfils the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy....



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