Facendo il libro at the NY Academy of Medicine (comment)

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The New York Academy of Medicine has opened a new online and physical exhibit focusing on the creation of the  Fasciculus Medicinae, an influential medical work published in Italy in 1491.

The exhibit includes full-text digital reproductions of different editions of the book accompanied by essays concerning its production.  The  exhibit's homepage includes a discussion of the goals of the exhibiti including ways that it breaks new ground in creating online exhibitions.  The curators used Islandora to display a newly digitized source in different ways.

From the Web: The Multigraph Collective and Interacting with Print

In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"

Seeking Third AJS Panelist

For those planning to attend AJS — we are putting together a panel on early modern Jewish books in the Mediterranean (we have one paper on Isaiah Sonne's book collection, and one on a Judeo-Arabic halakhic manual for women). We're looking for a third paper for our panel! We're open to any topic or aspect of textual culture, manuscript or print, with the period and region both loosely defined...

Seeking Third AJS Panelist

For those planning to attend the Association of Jewish Studies annual conference (Boston, Dec. 16-18) — we are putting together a panel on early modern Jewish books in the Mediterranean (we have one paper on Isaiah Sonne's book collection, and one on a Judeo-Arabic halakhic manual for women). We're looking for a third paper for our panel! We're open to any topic or aspect of textual culture, manuscript or print, with the period and region both loosely defined...

Yale Law Library exhibit: "Law Books Bright and Beautiful"

Although law books may not be known for their beauty, two dozen lovely exceptions are on display in the Lillian Goldman Law Library.

"Law Books Bright and Beautiful: Examples from the Yale Law Library Collection" is on display February 26 - June 1, 2018, in the Rare Book Exhibition Gallery, located on Level L2 of the Yale Law School (127 Wall Street, New Haven CT).

The exhibition was curated by Rare Book Librarian Mike Widener. He selected the books for the beauty of their typography, decoration, or overall design.

CfA: Summer School on Books and Culture: Religious Manuscripts, Hand Press Books and Prints (15th-19th centuries): Ephemera

What

Intensive 5-day programme on book production, dissemination and consumption from the 15th to the 19th centuries.

Where

Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium. The summer school will take place in the Ruusbroec Institute Library, some sessions will take place at the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library and the Plantin-Moretus Museum.

When

2 - 6 July 2018

Who

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