Notre collaboration avec les bibliothèques

Les bibliothèques reçoivent une liste de leurs livres les plus rares

Nous donnons à la bibliothèque une liste de leurs livres classée en ordre de rareté.

En utilisant le USTC nous examinons les collections

Nous comparons le catalogue de la bibliothèque avec la base de donnée USTC.

Nous collaborons avec des bibliothèques du monde entier

Nous collaborons avec les bibliothèques à identifier leurs livres les plus rares.

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Ce que disent les bibliothèques

« We knew that our 150,000 patrimonial items were a treasure of unique items, but we could not imagine such a considerable number.  Be assured of our greatest gratitude for your very important and very useful work for the library, the community of researchers and bibliographers. »

Bibliothèque Méjanes, Aix-en-Provence

« This extensive list is a remarkable resource … Our major exhibition in 2018 will focus on a selection of the most intriguing and unusual items highlighted by your list. »

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Marsh’s Library, Dublin


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A Bespoke Breviary Edition from Provence

By Jamie Cumby Thanks for your interest in Preserving the World’s Rarest Books, a project where we partner with libraries around the world to discover the importance of their collections. With this blog series, we hope to provide you with glimpses into the treasures of these collections and the importance of preserving our cultural heritage. […]

2018 Summer Internship

The Internship programme for 2018 now open for applications. 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 […]

The Polish Ambassador at the Printed Book in Central Europe Conference

The St Andrews Book Project in the School of History, along with the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota, hosted its annual conference this year from 29 June to 1 July. The conference theme was on ‘The Printed Book in Central Europe’. Scholars from across Europe and America spoke on the rise […]