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Finding more established printed material (pre-1850) in Oxford Clare Jarvis Bodleian Law Library Oxford University Library Services clare.jarvis@bodley.ox.ac.uk

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OxLIP databases ESTC English Short Title Catalog HPB Hand Press Book database NSTC Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue IISTC Illustrated Incunabula Short Title Catalogue EEBO Early English Books Online ECCO Eighteenth Century Collections Online ILEJ Internet Library of Early Journals

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Structure of session Introductions Aims and goals Information sources The need to look an assortment of sources OLIS How to discover things which are in Oxford yet not on OLIS The need to attempt distinctive sorts of inquiry 4 unique styles of record you may see on OLIS Telnet OLIS and web OLIS: which adaptation to utilize when Compare and difference bibliographic records and property data in printed STC and Wing, OLIS, ESTC and HPB How to seek EEBO and ECCO Demonstration of pertinent hunt methods: live cases Concluding comments Exercises to work on looking OLIS, ESTC, HPB, EEBO & ECCO

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Finding more established printed material (pre-1850) in Oxford Aim To acquaint humanities researchers with compelling methods for hunting down more established printed material in Oxford Objectives To present the primary wellsprings of data for finding more seasoned printed material To exhibit applicable pursuit strategies To advance the significance of seeking an assortment of sources and attempting diverse sorts of inquiry

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Information sources A. Try seeking an assortment of sources in light of the fact that: Apart from sources which are outdated, all the fundamental indexes and databases are works in advancement, e.g. OLIS ESTC (English Short-Title Catalog) HPB (Hand Press Book database ) Not all early printed books in Oxford libraries are yet on OLIS or the other principle databases Books which don\'t show up in one list can frequently be found in one or more different sources

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To discover things which are in Oxford First attempt OLIS To discover things which are not on OLIS, attempt: a) Collection level printed assets b) Librarians c) Printed inventories d) Inter-Collegiate Catalog (ICC) e) English Short-Title Catalog (ESTC) f) Early English Books Online (EEBO) g) Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) h) Hand Press Book (HPB) database

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OLIS: an inventory which is "work in advancement" OLIS has developed from various separate lists which were made at various times on various frameworks to various norms

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OLIS cont. These different lists have been included, generally unaltered, into OLIS, and the records for early printed things are continuously being moved up to the present Oxford curator standard and converged into a solitary union index. As work is still in advancement, you will discover a few issues and irregularities when hunting down prior material.

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OLIS: issues you may experience when looking for prior material More than one record for a solitary bibliographic thing More than one record for an individual duplicate Style, measure of point of interest and nature of data in records shift Not every single early book in Oxford libraries are yet on OLIS Some libraries hide some of their property on people in general form of the inventory, for security reasons Library staff can see such possessions, yet perusers can\'t If the main holding connected to a record is a shrouded one, the message for perusers is "There are no possessions for this title"

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2. For things not on OLIS, attempt: a) Collection level printed assets Walker, Gregory, Clapinson, Mary and Forbes, Lesley (ed.) The Bodleian Library: a subject manual for the accumulations. Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2004. Morgan, Paul. Oxford libraries outside the Bodleian: an aide . 2 nd ed. Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1980.

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b) Librarians If you think a specific library has accumulations important to your perusers, do contact the bookkeeper as there are frequently fabulous card lists or handlists, regardless of the possibility that the accumulations are not yet completely on OLIS

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c) Printed inventories For English material the most vital are: Coates – Coates, Alan … [et al.] A list of books imprinted in the fifteenth century now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2005. Rhodes - Rhodes, Dennis E. A list of incunabula in every one of the libraries of Oxford University outside the Bodleian . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982. Foxon - Foxon, David F. English verse, 1701-1750 : an inventory of independently printed ballads with notes on contemporary gathered releases . 2 vols. London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975. STC - Pollard, Alfred W., and G. R. Redgrave. A short-title list of books imprinted in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 . London: Bibliographical Society, 1926. Republish, 1969. STC (second ed.) - Pollard, Alfred W., and G. R. Redgrave . A short-title index of books imprinted in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 . second ed., rev. & enl. London: Bibliographical Society, 1976-91. Wing - Wing, Donald Goddard. Short-title inventory of books imprinted in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books imprinted in different nations, 1641-1700 . 3 vols. New York: Index Society, 1945-51. Wing (second ed.) - Wing, Donald Goddard. Short-title list of books imprinted in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books imprinted in different nations, 1641-1700 second ed., rev. what\'s more, enl. 3 vols. New York: Index Committee of the Modern Language Association of America, 1972-88. Wing (second ed., 1994) - Wing, Donald Goddard. Short-title inventory of books imprinted in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books imprinted in different nations, 1641-1700 second ed., recently rev. furthermore, enl. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1994.

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c) Printed indexes cont. There is an explained STC with Bodleian shelfmarks in Duke Humfrey\'s. There is a commented on Wing with school shelfmarks in the Lower Reading Room. For other printed inventories, recorded by nation and by theme, see the list of sources of reference works utilized by curator cataloguers: addendum 2 in: http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/icc/antiq/

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d) Inter-Collegiate Catalog (ICC) The ICC is a privately held database of pre-1641 remote engravings held in Oxford libraries outside the Bodleian For data about this database or help with school shelfmarks, email the Project Manager of the Early Printed Books Project, sarah.wheale@ouls.ox.ac.uk

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e) English Short Title Catalog (ESTC) " The English Short Title Catalog gives broad portrayals and possessions data for letterpress materials imprinted in Great Britain or any of its conditions in any dialect—and for materials imprinted in English anyplace else on the planet. Scope is from the beginnings of print to 1800 including all recorded English monographs printed somewhere around 1475 and 1700. The English Short Title Catalog is redesigned every day." – OxLIP database

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e) ESTC cont. Characteristics and peculiarities STC formal works printed abroad (generally Paris) however for the utilization of Sarum or, every so often, different wards Foreign interpretations of English works Foreign things republished from ESTC things Only incomplete scope for engraved, transient and musical things, yet enhancing all the time Odd classifying rules for 18 th century material e.g. Roman numeral dates are deciphered in Arabic numerals

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e) ESTC cont. What the letters mean S = STC things R = Wing things T = 18 th century things N = overspill 18 th century things W = American 18 th century things P = periodicals of all periods

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f) Early English Books Online (EEBO) Major gathering of essential source material Access to advanced pictures of around 125,000 works Includes works imprinted in UK and North America, and works in English printed somewhere else, 1473-1700 Includes works recorded in STC and Wing EEBO Text Creation Partnership is encoding 25,000 versions to make full content quests conceivable Use the EEBO-TCP join for full content inquiries

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f) EEBO cont. Utilizes: As digital book interface To take a gander at copied of unique writings To take a gander at releases not accessible in Oxford For hunt tips, read early on matter and help pages Printing Either individual/a few pictures independently Or use Download PDF alternative to download and print the entire document

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g) Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Major gathering of essential source material Access to computerized pictures of around 150,000 works Includes English and outside dialect titles imprinted in the UK, and numerous works from the Americas, 1701-1800 Full content looking is conceivable

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g) ECCO cont. Use: Fuzzy ventures to discover variation spellings "Full Citation" choice for bibliographical insights about the work, including its area "eTable of Contents" to choose a specific segment of a work "Mark List" to spare and email points of interest of the records discovered Texts can be seen and printed, yet not messaged

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h) Hand Press Book (HPB) database "The Hand Press Book document incorporates records for European printing of the hand-press period (c. 1455-1830) from the Consortium of European Research Libraries, whose 48 individuals speak to national and college libraries in 25 nations." – OxLIP database

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Information sources Try distinctive sorts of hunt in light of the fact that: Within every list, not all records contain the same components for you to look on, e.g. OLIS curator standard records include: STC, Wing and ESTC numbers Uniform headings for printers\' names But concise OLIS Pre-1920 records do not have these subtle elements Different forms of a list, e.g. web OLIS and Telnet OLIS, offer distinctive hunt choices If your inquiry does not succeed at in the first place, attempt a vary

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