Conference: The Book at the Bodleian

For twenty years, the Lyell benefaction has offered a career development fellowship that has enabled scholars to study subjects that have included the History of the Book, bibliography and palaeography. Now, these nine Lyell Fellows come together for the first time to reflect on developments in their respective fields and present their current research. Register now for what promises to be a lively, engaging …

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(24 Feb, 12:30) Loose Threads. An interdisciplinary

When? – Thursday 24 February 2022 at 12:30 p.m.Online via ZOOM(for the link please contact An introduction to the Bodleian Conservation team’s work on textiles in libraries, an area that merges the artificially separate disciplines of textile, book and object conservation, drawing on the expertise of textile historians, craftspeople, embroiders and artists to create …

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Two events on book bindings! (May 25 / 27)

On May 25 and May 27, the CERL Working group for book bindings will arrange two online events dedicated to different aspects of historical book bindings. The working group’s overall objective is to promote the interest for and the knowledge of all aspects of historical book bindings. One major issue is to complement traditional library cataloguing of book bindings with more images, on-line resources and information as traditional library cataloguing is often not sufficient for discovery of this highly interesting heritage resource.

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