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Categories: Database, Research project.
Place: Oxford.
Institution: University of Oxford.
Launched in: 2016.
Books printed between 1450 and 1500 are known as incunabula. Some 30,000 editions are known today, in some 450,000 surviving copies, located in about 4,000 different public libraries, mostly in Europe and North America...
Keywords: library, incunabula, reader, book history, cataloging.
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Categories: Database, Research project, Web portal.
Place: Paris.
Launched in: 2012.
Biblissima est une bibliothèque numérique sur le web, donnant accès de façon simple et coordonnée à un ensemble massif et complexe de documentation sur les manuscrits et les imprimés anciens...
Keywords: book culture, library, digital humanities, early modern studies, medieval studies .
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Books within books: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries (BwB)

Categories: Research project, Database, Association / Society.
Launched in: 2007.
"Books within books: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries" is a European network of scholars working on fragments of medieval Hebrew books and documents recovered from book bindings and notarial files in various libraries and archives in Europe, Israel a
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Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL)

Categories: Research project, Web portal.
Launched in: 1992.
The Consortium’s purpose is to share resources and expertise between research libraries with a view to improving access to, as well as research on and preservation of, the European printed heritage...
Keywords: library, manuscript culture, print culture.
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Correspondance complète et autres écrits de Guy Patin (Guy Patin)

Categories: Database, Research project.
Institution: Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Santé .
Launched in: 2015.
La correspondance française et latine de Guy Patin (1601-1672) est ici publiée pour la première fois dans son intégralité
Keywords: letters, medical history, medicine, text editing.
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Early Modern Book Trade (EMoBookTrade)

Category: Research project.
Place: Udine.
Institution: Università degli Studi di Udine.
Launched in: 2016.
This project will explore the idea – and gather the evidence to prove it – that the so-called printing revolution does not consist in a change in book-making technology...
Keywords: 16c prints, book trade, relations between readers and/or books producers, circulation of people and material, networks, book history, economic history, history of printing, italian studies, Renaissance studies.
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FAMA - Oeuvres latines médiévales à succès

Categories: Database, Research project.
Institutions: École nationale des chartes, Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes.
Launched in: 2015.
Le présent projet consiste à rassembler des renseignements sur le nombre de témoins subsistants des ouvrages les plus lus du Moyen Âge latin...
Keywords: manuscript culture, reader, digital humanities.
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L'édition italienne dans l'espace francophone à la première modernité (Editef)

Categories: Research project, Database.
Institutions: Università di Bologna, Université Caen Normandie, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, Université de Savoie.
Launched in: 2013.
A collaborative research programm on production, diffusion and conserrvation of Italian books in France.
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La Tabula de la bibliothèque commune du collège de Sorbonne (c. 1550)


Category: Research project.
Institution: Université Paris VIII.
Launched in: 2019.
Renaissances, programme de recherche interdisciplinaire (Université Paris Lumières)
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