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Book Arts @ Syracuse University Libraries: Medieval Manuscripts

Description of book arts @ Syracuse University Libraries. Features bibliographies of books at SUL, links to online resources, and examples by structure.

Featured Resources

The Book Arts Web: Most comprehensive site for book arts resources.

The Bonefolder

The Bonefolder: an e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist

Book_Arts-L: Listserv for all the book arts. Link at the Book Arts Web in the sidebar on the left side of the page. Includes online archive going back to 1994.

Illuminated Manuscripts

Entertaining and informative video on making illuminated manuscripts by the Historyteachers.

Medieval Books Online

A monastic scriptorium

Medieval Manuscripts at Syracuse: Links to images of Syracuse University Libraries' medieval manuscripts. To view the manuscripts in person please visit the Special Collections Research Center on the 6th floor of Bird Library.

The Digital Scriptorium: A growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. It bridges the gap between a diverse user community and the limited resources of libraries by means of sample imaging and extensive rather than intensive cataloguing. 


Medieval book production:

Subject Guide

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Peter D. Verheyen
Peter D. Verheyen
Research and Emerging Issues Analyst
Syracuse University Library
Syracuse, NY 13244
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