Call for papers : one-day symposium on conservation ethics and decision-making

Durham University is seeking proposals for a one-day symposium in November 2024 to explore themes on conservation ethics and decision-making. The symposium will be in celebration of the conclusion of a year-long project looking at the conservation, preservation and interpretation of the University’s copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, which [...]

2024-05-03T17:14:32+01:00May 8, 2024|News|

Bibliographical Society at Firsts

In May, the Bibliographical Society will be present at the annual London antiquarian bookfair, ‘Firsts’ at the Saatchi Gallery. The fair brings together over 100 British and international booksellers and the theme this year is ‘The Art of the Book’. We have been invited to participate by the Antiquarian Booksellers [...]

2024-05-03T17:22:40+01:00May 3, 2024|News|

BSA Invitation for Event Proposals

The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) is currently inviting proposals for events that will take place between June 2024 and September 2024. The deadline for applications is April 1 2024. The BSA can offer financial and logistical support for a variety of events, including lectures, panel presentations, hands-on workshops, conference [...]

2024-03-15T12:10:33+00:00March 15, 2024|News|

The Bibliographical Society’s YouTube channel

The Bibliographical Society is pleased to announce the launch of its YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@BibliographicalSociety/. The channel offers recordings of the Society's monthly lectures and other online events. Videos will be posted several times each month until all the lectures from 2020 onwards have been made available. A full list [...]

2024-02-26T18:52:18+00:00February 26, 2024|News|

Gordon B. Neavill’s Bibliography of the Modern Library, 1925-1959

The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia announces a landmark electronic publication – Gordon B. Neavill’s Bibliography of the Modern Library, 1925-1959   The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia Library are pleased to present the Modern Library Bibliography, an electronic database covering all Modern Library [...]

2024-02-07T11:56:48+00:00February 7, 2024|News|

Free virtual issue of The Library 2023

The Library on Middle English Works from Manuscript to Print Guest editor: A. S. G. Edwards The essays selected here from issues of The Library are intended to reflect the different forms of scholarly engagement with Middle English works as they moved from manuscript to print. The articles were published in The [...]

2023-12-17T13:49:30+00:00December 17, 2023|News|

Gold Medal awarded to Peter Blayney

The Bibliographical Society is delighted to announce the presentation of its Gold Medal to Professor Peter Blayney last night at its monthly meeting at the Society of Antiquaries in London.The full list of the Society's Gold Medallists can be seen at https://bibsoc.org.uk/about/gold-medallists/

2023-11-26T19:12:58+00:00November 22, 2023|News|

Bibliographical Society research grants for 2024

Every year The Bibliographical Society makes a number of major grants to those engaged in bibliographical research (for example, book history, textual transmission, publishing, printing, bookbinding, book-ownership and book-collecting). In 2023 a range of subjects were supported, including a study of women printers and the London book trade 1640-1670, carbon-dating of [...]

2023-11-17T09:40:32+00:00November 17, 2023|News|

Welcome to the new BibSoc web site

The Bibliographical Society is pleased to announce the conversion of the Society’s website (www.bibsoc.org.uk) to a new host and technology. The new host is IONOS, the company we have used for years to manage our domain. The new technology is WordPress, which will be a lot easier to modify and [...]

2023-10-30T08:44:17+00:00October 27, 2023|News|

The Society’s Gold Medal

From time to time the Society awards a Gold Medal for distinguished services to bibliography. Over forty awards have been made since the first in 1929. We are delighted that the recipient this year is Professor Peter Blayney, the world’s leading authority on printing and the book trade in early-modern [...]

2023-11-26T16:09:08+00:00July 14, 2023|News|

Bibliographical Society Gold Medal

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. Over forty awards have been made since the Medal Fund was established in 1929 [...]

2023-10-03T21:09:24+01:00May 2, 2023|News|

Robin Myers (1926-2023)

It is with great sadness that the Society notes the death of Robin Myers, the Society’s first female President (1996-1998), who passed away on the morning of her 97th birthday on 1 May 2023. Robin was the longest serving member of Council and acted as the Society’s Hon. Librarian until her [...]

2023-10-03T20:47:50+01:00May 2, 2023|News|
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