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Typing Lesson

As a graphic designer, I receive all kinds of text files to use in the creation of documents and more. Before I can begin to work with most text documents I have to clean them up. 180 more words

Annoying

The Laur-Chand: an Indian Sufi romance

Hindustani MS 1 has been digitised and is now available to view online in the Rylands Collection.

This sixteenth-century copy of the Laur-Chand by Maulana Daud is one of the Library’s most beautiful and important manuscripts. 703 more words

Manuscripts

The Secrets of Medieval Fonts

One of the fundamental things in a medieval book is letters – those symbols that fill up page after page and that make up meaning. Each one of us human beings writes differently and considering that medieval books were made before the invention of print, it follows that the scripts they carry show a great variety in execution styles. 1,118 more words

Manuscripts

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One of the fundamental things in a medieval book is letters – those symbols that fill up page after page and that make up meaning. Each one of us human beings writes differently and considering that medieval books were made before the invention of print, it follows that the scripts they carry show a great variety in execution styles. This is perhaps the most amazing experience of spending a day going through a pile of medieval books in the library: the immense variation in the manner in which the text is written on the parchment pages.... Please read this great article by ERIK KWAKKEL.

The Secrets of Medieval Fonts

One of the fundamental things in a medieval book is letters – those symbols that fill up page after page and that make up meaning. Each one of us human beings writes differently and considering that medieval books were made before the invention of print, it follows that the scripts they carry show a great variety in execution styles. 1,118 more words

Manuscripts

William Wey’s Itinerary to the Holy Land: Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 565 (c. 1470)

I’m very excited that my article on binding errors and scribal identity in MS Bodl. 565 is available in the latest issue of the Bodleian Library Record… 95 more words

Medieval

Rare Books, Preservation, and World Wars

Thursday April 14th

The Belgrade University Library

Entering the Belgrade University Library, I felt at home seeing the Shakespeare display. Many libraries globally are celebrating his works this year as it marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. 1,120 more words

wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/Mitarbeiters, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Bewerbungsschluss: 19.05.2016

In der Handschriftenabteilung der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz ist im Rahmen des von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) geförderten Projekts „Katalogisierung der lateinischen Handschriften aus Eberhardsklausen in der Stadtbibliothek Trier, Teil 2“ zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle einer/eines… 275 more words

Vacancy