James P. Carley has been chosen as the recipient of the Society's 2019 Gold Medal. The presentation will take place before the lecture on Tuesday, 21 January 2020, at the Society of Antiquaries.
From time to time 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. Forty-four awards have been made since the Medal Fund was established in 1929 and [...]
The official opening of the Stationers’ Company’s new archive room and reading room took place on 10th November 2017, and represented a milestone in improving access to its unique and priceless archive, both for members of the Company and the general public. Thanks to the generosity of Liverymen Duncan Spence [...]
The Society's library is now available for consultation by members at the Albert Sloman Library at the University of Essex.
The Society's library has recently been moved from the University of London to the University of Essex where the books will soon be available for consultation again. Please note that the move of the library means that members of the Society can no longer gain access to Senate House Library [...]
The Society's Annual General Meeting will be held at The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 October 2017.
Our next Virtual Issue is up and running: an editorial and nine articles on 'The Library On Shakespeare', guest-edited by Eric Rasmussen. https://academic.oup.com/library/pages/shakespearevi
The Society would like to bring to the attention of the membership the following conference: Mania and Imagination: Perils and pleasures of the private collector, present and future The conference will take place at King's College, Cambridge 18-19 June 2016. More information is available online at: http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/conferences/mania_imagination.html
The “Vittore Branca” International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers two different types of residential scholarships to scholars wishing to spend a research period in Venice between May 2016 and May 2017: 6 months (PhD) and 3 months (post-doc). The scholarships are offered to Italian and international scholars [...]
G. Thomas Tanselle has been chosen as the recipient of the Society’s 2015 Gold Medal. A date for the presentation in London will be announced in due course.
Bibliographical Society members are eligible to receive free tickets to the upcoming London International Antiquarian Book Fair at Olympia. One of the world’s largest and most prestigious rare book shows, it will take place in London’s beautiful Olympia National Hall between the 26th and 28th of May. Visitors can view [...]
The Library is happy to announce the second of its annual 'Virtual Issues'. Each issue comprises 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. This virtual issue looks at Private Libraries and is guest [...]