Bulletin of the John Rylands Library

The Bulletin of the John Rylands Library is a prestigious peer-reviewed journal, published by Manchester University Press. For over a century it has published research that complements the Library’s world-renowned Special Collections.

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Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 96.2

Bulletin articles are broad ranging and multi-disciplinary, enhancing the scholarship and understanding of the collections. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Manuscript and archive studies
  • Textual transmission and bibliographical studies
  • The histories of printing and publishing
  • The transmission and reception of the Bible
  • The history of religion, with particular regard to evangelical Christianity and the Dissenting and Nonconformist traditions
  • Visual culture, including manuscript illumination and the printed image
  • Social and cultural history, and the history of medicine

The editors invite the submission of articles in these fields and welcome discussion of in-progress projects. The editors also invite the submission of descriptive articles or shorter notices pertinent to items in the Library collections and those held in other institutions of the University of Manchester. 

For further information, visit the Bulletin page on the Manchester Hive website.

Access the Bulletin

Free access to full-text content from Volume 1 (1903) to Volume 80 (1998) is available through Library Search ("John Rylands Bulletin").

Articles published since 1999 are available via Manchester Hive (subscription only). Further detail is available at Manchester Hive.

A comprehensive index of Bulletin articles from 1903 to 2013 has been compiled by Charlie Hulme, a former member of staff.