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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

USTC PhD SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE


The USTC group is offering a PhD scholarship for a suitably qualified candidate who wishes to conduct advanced work on the dissemination of books printed in Britain and Ireland on the European book market. In the first age of print, the British Isles played a largely peripheral role in the European book world. The volume of works published in England was small, and in Scotland, Wales and Ireland smaller still...



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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME FOR 2018 NOW OPEN

The USTC hosts an active programme of internships. This is intended to provide scholars and students with an interest in analytical bibliography with an opportunity to work with the project team in St Andrews. The internship will involve extensive practice in the manipulation of digital resources, and interns will play a substantial role in the development of data for the project...



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ARTHUR DER WEDUWEN WINS JAMES D. FORBES COLLECTING PRIZE

Arthur der Weduwen has been awarded the James D. Forbes Prize of the University of St Andrews. The prize is awarded to a student collector who has assembled a collection of books, printed ephemera, manuscripts or photographs, tied together by a common theme. This is one of eight such collecting prizes now offered in British universities. Arthur was awarded the prize for his developing collection of the everyday books of the Dutch Golden Age. Here he describes his collection, in conversation with Project Director Andrew Pettegree..



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