Announcements and News
- Are you a university instructor or K-12 teacher interested in introducing your students to medieval and Renaissance manuscript? We are now scheduling Virtual Classroom Visits for the 2022-2023 year. More information here or fill in our request form here. Spots are limited so don’t wait!
- Interested in spending a month at SIMS, working with us and our collections? Apply for a one-month SIMS 2022–2023 Visiting Research Fellowship. Applications are due May 15, 2022.
- For graduate students in the Philadelphia area working on manuscript-related topics: applications for the SIMS 2022–2023 Graduate Student Research Fellowship are now open. Applications are due May 6, 2022.
- Subscribe to our new monthly newsletter
- The Fall 2021 issue (Vol. 6.2) of Manuscript Studies is out! Click here for Abstracts and Full-Text content (via Project Muse, by subscription)
- Join us every Monday at 12:00PM EST 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