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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

ARTHUR DER WEDUWEN WINS NATIONAL AWARD


USTC Associate Editor Arthur der Weduwen has been awarded the 2016 Elsevier/ Johan de Witt prize. The prize, awarded at a ceremony in Utrecht on 26 November, is offered annually for the best dissertation at Master’s level on a subject related to the Dutch Golden Age. Arthur won the prize for his St Andrews M.Litt. dissertation on the ‘Development of the Dutch Press in the Seventeenth Century’...



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BOOK HISTORY SESSIONS AT THE 2017 RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA CONFERENCE

It was a huge pleasure to be able have so many excellent sessions in our discipline group at Boston. I am now beginning the process of soliciting sessions for next year’s meeting in Chicago, 30 March – 1 April 2017. As discipline representative I am permitted to submit five sessions which are automatically accepted for the programme. I would be very happy to receive proposals for these sessions...



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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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