Useful internet sites
- Early English Books Online (EEBO): contains over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO): provides digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century.
- British Library: Early Printed Collections: includes links to most of the major printed-book collections worldwide, as well as bibliographical projects and digital resources.
- Directory of Web Resources for the Rare Materials Cataloguer: excellent directory of sites relating to the history of the book and printing, cataloguing resources, reference sites, images of rare books. Maintained by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
- University of Oxford Early Printed Books Project: as well as information on the project itself, contains links to other early printed book projects and general Web resources of interest to custodians and scholars of early printed books.
- Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University Library: contains numerous links to other book arts sites on the Web.
- Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild: maintains a directory of sites relating to bookbinding, calligraphy, conservation, papermaking, typography and printing, book artists and individual presses.
- Resources for Letterpress Printers: contains links to many type museums, libraries, letter founders and suppliers of printing equipment.
- Private Presses of the UK: a useful survey of most of the private presses currently active in the UK.
- The Fine Press Book Association: Web site of the recently-established organization for practitioners and lovers of fine printing.
- Historic Libraries Forum: a group that brings together those interested in or responsible for historic libraries, particularly cathedral and country-house libraries.
- CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group: a forum for librarians responsible for collections of rare books, manuscripts and special materials, and other interested individuals. Publishes an excellent newsletter.
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