Call for applications: 2020 Emerging Scholar Prize

The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) invites applications for the Emerging Scholar Prize. The Prize promotes the work of a researcher who is beginning a career in the fields of book history and bibliography broadly defined, including a study of the creation, production, publication, distribution, transmission, history, and uses of printed books, manuscripts, or electronic texts. Preference will be given to topics with a Canadian dimension. Deadline for application: December 13, 2019.

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The latest issue of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada is now available online

The latest issue of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada is now available online: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/bsc.

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Latest issue of the Bulletin (Winter 2019) is now available online

Many thanks to all who submitted texts for the issue, which I hope you will all enjoy. As an ongoing reminder: the Bulletin is always in search of new content. If there is anything you would like to share in the next issue, please do not hesitate to contact the editor at bulletin@bsc-sbc.ca. Continue reading “Latest issue of the Bulletin (Winter 2019) is now available online”

Authors, Publishers, Readers, Texts: Studies in Book History and Print Culture A New Series from Concordia University Press

Concordia University Press is excited to announce the creation and launch of a new series, Authors, Publishers, Readers, Texts: Studies in Book History and Print Culture. Sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of Canada and under the editorship of Professor Ruth Bradley-St-Cyr (University of Ottawa), the series will publish new scholarship in the fields of bibliography, book history, and print culture broadly defined. The first book in the series is expected to appear in 2020. Continue reading “Authors, Publishers, Readers, Texts: Studies in Book History and Print Culture A New Series from Concordia University Press”

A message from the Council of the BSC/SbC

We express our deepest sorrow on the death of Greta Golick, who passed away on Tuesday, 27 November 2018. Greta served as Secretary of the Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC/SbC) from 2007 to 2014. She was a scholar of bookbinding and taught for several years at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto where, in 2010, she completed her doctoral dissertation, “Frank Nunan and the Guelph Bookbindery: A Documentary Investigation,” under the direction of Patricia Lockhart Fleming. In addition to her steadfast and excellent work for the BSC/SbC, Greta was an active member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. Continue reading “A message from the Council of the BSC/SbC”