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USTC salutes successful conclusion to 2013 internship programme

Posted August 02, 2013

The USTC project has welcomed to St Andrews this year a whole host of visitors, interns and volunteers.  Most have worked with us for a period of between six and eight weeks, gaining valuable experience in the cataloguing of early printed books and in the work of the USTC. Our visitors also took part in our annual Book history conference, helping us welcome delegates from all parts of the bibliographical world…

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The St Andrews Book Conference 2014: Lost Books

Posted July 19, 2013

Questions of survival and loss bedevil the study of early printed books. Many early publications are not particularly rare, but others are very scarce, and many have disappeared altogether. We can infer this from the improbably large number of books that survive in only one copy, and it is confirmed by the many references in contemporary documents to books that cannot now be identified in surviving book collections…

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Conference Success: Fifth annual book history conference

Posted July 08, 2013

The USTC group welcomed 55 delegates from ten countries to our fifth annual book history conference, International Exchange i…

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