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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

NEW COLLECTIONS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE WRITTEN WORD

Over the coming months the Library of the Written Word will publish a series of important new collections, that together showcase dynamic developments in the expanding discipline of book history. In April we publish News Networks in Early Modern Europe, the fruits of a five year project directed by Joad Raymond and sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust. The project...



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SASKIA LIMBACH APPOINTED TO DISTINGUSHED FELLOWSHIP

We are delighted to announce that our very own Saskia Limbach won the JEV-Fellowship for European Administrative History at the Max Planck Institut for legal history in Frankfurt am Main. This fellowship will allow her to complete work on her thesis and work on the transition to publication. ...



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INCUNABULA WORKSHOP WITH FALK EISERMANN

Early last week, on 16 and 17 November, incunabula expert Falk Eisermann visited St Andrews to give a two-day workshop on early printed books in Europe. Dr Eisermann has been head of the Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke (Union Catalogue of Incunabula) at the Berlin State Library since 2007 and enjoys an outstanding reputation amongst scholars of early printed books...



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