Fourth Call for Biblissima Partner Projects
Biblissima is pleased to announce its fourth call for partner projects: joint efforts in research, documentation and digitisation, focussing on historical collections of manuscripts and early printed books. Application deadline: 31st January 2016.
Recenser les « richesses littéraires de la nation »
Les Archives nationales, l’IRHT, l’EPHE et l’Equipex Biblissima organisent, le 11 décembre 2015 à l’IRHT, une journée d’étude intitulée Recenser les « richesses littéraires de la nation » : pour une moisson des inventaires révolutionnaires.
Review of the Biblissima Summer Course on "Reconstructing a Medieval Library Today, the Example of Saint-Bertin" (Saint-Omer)
This course, organised by the Bibliothèque d'agglomération de Saint-Omer and the IRHT from 25th to 29th August 2015 and attended by thirteen participants, offered lectures and practical sessions related to the project "Saint-Bertin, Cultural Centre from the 7th to 18th Centuries: Constitution, Preservation, Diffusion, Use of Knowledge", which is funded by Biblissima.
Review of the Biblissima Summer Course on "Incunabula, from Gutenberg's Invention to the Digital Revolution" (Orléans)
A summer course on "Incunabula, from Gutenberg's Invention to the Digital Revolution" took place in Orléans from 7th to 11th July 2015. Organised by the Médiathèques d’Orléans, the CESR and the "Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes" team, the course was offered as part of the project to digitise the "Catalogues régionaux des incunables" for the Centre-Ouest region (CRIICO), with the support of Biblissima.
Job Offer (CESR, Tours): Research Assistant in Data Analysis and Structure
The "Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes" (BVH) research programme at the Centre d’études supérieures de la Renaissance is looking to recruit a Research Assistant in Data Analysis and Structure on a fixed-term contract (6 months, full time), within the scope of the Biblissima project, to work on the project Les "Bibliothèques françoises" de La Croix du Maine et Antoine du Verdier.
Biblissima: from the "Bibliotheca bibliothecarum manuscriptorum nova" to an Online Library of Libraries for the 21st Century
Poster about the Biblissima project, presented by Elizabeth MacDonald at the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015 (Weston Library, University of Oxford, 20th July 2015).
BnF Training Session: Authority Files and their Role in Databases
The département de l'Information bibliographique et numérique at the Bibliothèque nationale de France will give a half-day training session on the role of authority files in databases on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 (François Mitterand Site, 160 avenue de France, 75013 Paris, Auditorium 70).