Announcements and News
- Share your thoughts about SIMS! Please take this 5-minute survey about the institute’s activities by clicking here (survey ends on July 5th 2022)!
- The Spring 2022 issue (Vol. 7.1) of Manuscript Studies is out! Click here for Abstracts and Full-Text content (via Project Muse, by subscription).
- Articles and Annotations from the Spring 2021 issue (Vol. 6.1) of Manuscript Studies are now available in Open-Access via Scholarly Commons. Check it out!
- Learn about Curator Dot Porter’s recent work building collation formulas in Glasgow: Rebuilding Rare Books in a Virtual Space.
- Are you a university instructor or K-12 teacher interested in introducing your students to Medieval or Early Modern manuscript? We are now scheduling Virtual Classroom Visits for the 2022-2023 year. Find more information here or fill in our request form here. Spots are limited so don’t wait!
- Lean about the work of LEADING Fellow L.P. Coladangelo: Shedding Light on History Using Linked Data.
- Join us every Wednesday at 12:00PM EDT / 5pm BST for Coffee with a Codex (via Zoom; registration required).
- VCEditor, a tool for modeling and visualizing manuscript collations, has launched! To get started using it, see the How to Page and project Wiki.
- The editors of Manuscript Studies are currently seeking submissions for 2023 and beyond: more information is available here.
- The Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts
- A twice-annual journal (Manuscript Studies)
- A digitized manuscript discovery platform (Penn in Hand)
- A digitized manuscript repository (OPenn)
- A regional digitization initiative (Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis)
- An annual symposium dedicated to Manuscript Studies
- A series of monthly virtual lectures
- A weekly encounter with a manuscript (Coffee with a Codex)
- Teaching and showcasing the collection
- Advocacy for Manuscript Studies and Open Data globally
- Developing new research tools: Viscoll, BASIRA, DS 2.0 planning
- Enhancing the collection via new acquisitions and research
- Establishing partnerships with projects such as CULTIVATE MSS