|13 Mar 2019||17:00 - 18:00||McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College|
Lecture 3: Tools
Digital tools can be used in the service of codicology – the archaeology of the book. This lecture looks at two such tools developed by the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, that address the fundamentals of medieval book structure, size and format.
About the series:
These lectures explore the relationship between manuscript pages and digital images, and between physical collections and digital ones. They examine the importance of interfaces in shaping audience and inquiry, and the potential of tools to aid in the archaeology of the medieval book. Click for more details about Lecture 1 and Lecture 2.
About the speaker:
Dr William Noel is the Director of the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Director of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscripts Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Free event, seats will be offered on a first-come, first served basis.
This third and final lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 6-7pm.
Entrance to the McCrum Lecture Theatre is off Bene’t Street, and is located behind The Eagle pub.
Booking not required – arrive on time