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The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database

From http://kos.aahvs.duke.edu/index.php This database is a collection of historic images that represents the medieval monuments and cities of the Kingdom of Sicily collected from museums, libraries, archives and publications. The historic Kingdom of Sicily encompassed the island of Sicily and … Continue reading

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The New Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts Beta launch

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the beta release of the New Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts (SDBM). Thanks to support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New SDBM … Continue reading

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Beyond Words Exhibition: Online Catalogue

The online catalogue for Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections is now live: http://BeyondWords2016.org Hover over “Catalog” and select “Online” to access the database. The online catalogue allows for searching by keyword and catalogue number as well as upper … Continue reading

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Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Editor

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of editor of Rare Books & Manuscripts (RBM), the biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). … Continue reading

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Short term research fellowships in cultural and intellectual history

University of London, School of advanced studies, The Warburg Institute, Short term research fellowships in cultural and intellectual history. – See http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AOL629/short-term-research-fellowships-in-cultural-and-intellectual-history/

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Fall 2016 Exhibitions at Bridwell Libary

Inscribed Illuminations and Inspirations: Manuscripts at Bridwell Library: August 8, 2016 – December 16, 2016 in The Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries   Surveying the wide range of manuscripts in Bridwell Library Special Collections representing the Christian, Judaic, and Islamic traditions, … Continue reading

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Call for Participatory Sessions RBMS 2017 Iowa City

Submission Deadline: October 28, 2016 The Participatory Programming Subcommittee of the RBMS 2017 Conference Program Planning Committee invites all to propose and organize a participatory session at RBMS 2017 in Iowa City. Participatory sessions can be hands-on, discussion-based, service-oriented, and more! … Continue reading

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National Humanities Center Call for Applications

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER Fellowships 2017-2018 The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career … Continue reading

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Beyond Word Exhibition Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Beyond Words website, which provides information about dates, venues, public programming, the symposium, and the catalogue of the upcoming exhibit Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections: http://BeyondWords2016.org When the exhibit opens … Continue reading

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Manuscripts in the Curriculum

Les Enluminures is sponsoring a unique program that enables colleges, universities, and other educational institutions in North America and Canada to borrow a select group of diverse manuscripts dating from the thirteenth century onwards for teaching. The pilot program will … Continue reading

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