KU Leuven Tabularium

KU Leuven

The KU Leuven Libraries is a knowledge centre providing scientific information for students and researchers. In this support for research and education, it develops a wide range of services. The library heritage is mainly kept in the Special Collections department and the Maurits Sabby Library. Special Collections is most known for its elaborate reference library […]

George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins University

The Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University (founded 1876) encompass three historically discrete rare book and manuscript library collections: Special Collections in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, the George Peabody Library, and the John Work Garrett Library. Special Collections in the Eisenhower Library are primarily of a consolidation of rare books formerly held within the […]

The State and University Library of Bremen

The State and University Library of Bremen

The State and University Library of Bremen (SuUB) is the city’s largest and oldest academic library. As the designated central library of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the SuUB supplies literature to universities and colleges across Bremen and Bremerhaven, while also acting as the state library. Centrally located on the university campus, the SuUB […]

Antwerp EHC library

Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, Antwerp

The Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, situated in the heart of Antwerp, has been collecting books for over five centuries. Its focus is on the Antwerp, Dutch literature and the history of the Low Countries, but many other topics are covered by its 1,5 million items – from novels to newspapers, from incunabula to comic books. […]

Grolier Club photo

The Grolier Club Library

Founded in 1884, the Grolier Club is America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles. The Club has fostered interest in the book arts for over 130 years, through exhibitions, publications, lectures, and—perhaps most importantly—through the formation of a research Library devoted to the arts of the book. The Library was established to collect, preserve, and […]

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 […]

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 […]