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Legacy Gifts to the Society

The Bibliographical Society welcomes bequests to support its work to promote the study of and research in historical, analytical, descriptive and textual bibliography.  The Society receives no support from public funds; legacy gifts and charitable donations will secure the future of the Society and enhance its activities. Since the Society’s [...]

2023-11-09T17:05:42+00:00September 17, 2015|News|

Ligatus Research Centre (UAL) Announces ‘Language of Bindings’ Thesaurus

Bibliographical Society members may find of interest the 'Language of Bindings Thesaurus' now available on the Ligatus Research Centre website. The Thesaurus is a searchable work of ~1000 terms related to bookbinding and bookbinding structures. For a press release about the project, please click here. To search the Thesaurus, click [...]

2023-11-09T17:05:49+00:00August 27, 2015|News|

Nominations Invited for the Society’s Gold Medal

The Society awards a Gold Medal for distinguished services to bibliography to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the subject and the furtherance of the Society's aims. A Gold Medal sub-committee will be convened in September 2015 to consider nominations and make recommendations to Council [...]

2023-11-09T17:06:13+00:00July 10, 2015|News|

Marginal Malone Symposium

Society members may be interested in the 'Marginal Malone' symposium, held on Friday June 26, 2015 at the Lecture Thetare, Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. The symposium is co-organised by the Yale Program in the History of the Book and the Bodleian centre for the Study of the [...]

2023-11-09T17:06:32+00:00May 28, 2015|News|

Virtual Issue of ‘The Library’ Now Available

The Library is happy to announce the first of its annual 'Virtual Issues'. Each will comprise a retrospective gathering of key articles in a particular field that have appeared in the pages of The Library since the journal’s first appearance. These will be chosen by a guest editor, who will [...]

2023-11-09T17:06:38+00:00March 19, 2015|News|

Fellowships & Bursaries: Updated Guidelines

The Fellowships & Bursaries page has been updated with the new 2014/2015 guidelines. Fellowships and bursaries applications will be accepted through 9 January 2015. To apply, see the information under 'application procedure'.

2023-11-09T17:07:06+00:00November 13, 2014|News|

Petition to Stop Cuts to Belgian Cultural Institutions

Belgium’s Federal Scientific Institutions are faced with severe budget cuts. These institutions, including such important guardians of Belgium’s heritage as the Royal Library, the State Archives, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Royal Museums of Art and History and the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, have been [...]

2023-11-09T17:07:54+00:00November 6, 2014|News|

New to the Society Archives

Society members may be interested in this blog post from the Institute of English Studies about two items--a presentational trowel owned by the Society's first president, and the minutes book from the Colophon Club--that are set to be transferred to the Society's archives in the Bodleian Library: http://englishstudies.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2014/10/10/a-bit-of-bibliographical-history/

2023-11-09T17:08:01+00:00October 10, 2014|News|

Bibliographical Society Council Nominations

According to the normal rules of rotation, four Council members are due to step down at the Annual General Meeting on 21 October 2014. Also at the AGM Christine Ferdinand will step down as President and will be succeeded by Henry Woudhuysen. Nominations for Council and a Vice-President will be [...]

2023-11-09T17:15:14+00:00September 1, 2014|News|

Fellowship & Bursary Awards Announced

The list of fellowships and bursaries awards has now been posted on the Society's website. Projects awarded funding for 2013-2014 range from work on women's print history to an exploration of authorial colophons in late medieval manuscripts. The complete list of awards can be found here.

2023-11-09T17:15:31+00:00February 27, 2014|News|
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