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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

MELLON FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT PRESERVING THE WORLD’S RAREST BOOKS

The Universal Short Title Catalogue book history research group is delighted to announce the award of a grant of $530,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York to support a new programme, Preserving the World’s Rarest Books...


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NEW GRANT FOR WORK IN GERMANY

The USTC group is celebrating further success for another of its talented band of research students. Drew Thomas has won a research scholarship from the Bibliographical Society for his work on the print industry in Wittenberg in the age of the Reformation. The scholarship will underwrite the costs of an extended field trip to examine under-exploited collections of Wittenberg materials in Saxony and Thuringia....



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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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