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Useful Web Resources

General

-AMARC Association for Manuscript and Archives in Research Collections [http://www.manuscripts.org.uk/amarc/index.htm]: ‘promotes the accessibility, preservation and study of manuscripts and archives in libraries and other research collections in Great Britain and Ireland. It brings together curators, researchers and all who share a scholarly interest in this field.’

Images and Illuminated Manuscripts

-The Digital Scriptorium [http://www.scriptorium.columbia.edu/]: an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts

-Mandragore, base iconographique du département des Manuscrits [http://mandragore.bnf.fr/html/accueil.html ]: iconographical database of the Bibliothèque nationale française’s Manuscript Department

Codicology and Palaeography

-Abbreviationes™: http://abbreviationes.net/ [for purchase]

-APICES Association Paléographique internationale Culture / Écriture / Société [http://www.palaeographia.org/apices/apices.htm ]

-Ductus [ http://ductus.splinder.com/ ] International Discussion Forum on Palaeography and Codicology

-Europa Humanistica [ http://www.europahumanistica.org/ ]: site (in progress) of the CNSRS; click on ‘Mains d’humanistes’ for examples of humanist script.

-Piccard-Online—Digital Presentation of Watermarks and their Use: www.piccard-online.de

-Thélème: Techniques pour l’Historien en Ligne: Études, Manuels, Exercices [http://theleme.enc.sorbonne.fr/]

-Page on Paleography of the Newberry Library (Chicago) [https://www.newberry.org/paleography-research-guide]