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Early modern European paper and papermaking
A video discussing paper manufacture in late medieval and early modern Europe, and the material features of handmade paper useful in bibliography

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Looking at early-printed books
A video discussing what to look for and think about when looking at an early-printed book for the first time. Based on an exercise conceived by Sarah Werner in "Studying early printed books 1450-1800: a practical guide"

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Hand-press printed books
A video discussing how early modern European books were printed, touching on the technology, the terminology, and the printed books themselves

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Hand-press books: editions, impressions, issues, and states
This video examines the definition of the bibliographical term edition, impression, issue and state, with the use of real life examples to illustrate

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Books and manuscripts in focus: MS Hunter 217 - Cassiodorus's Tripartite History of the Church
The video looks at MS Hunter 217, Cassiodorus's Tripartite History of the Church, written in Germany in the late 12th century, as a case study. The video focusses not on the text but on the material and paratextual features of the manuscript itself and what these can tell us about earlier medieval book production and culture

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Books and manuscripts in focus: Sp Coll Ferguson Ag-y.21 - Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum
This video looks at this printed, incunable, copy of De proprietatibus rerum as a case study. Rather than focussing on the text, the video discusses what the books material and paratextual features can tell us about late medieval book production and culture

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Apologia for old books: or, why look at the originals when there are perfectly good modern editions and so much has been digitised?
A video discussing the value of in-person viewing and handling of early editions of books/texts to complement modern critical editions and digitised early editions

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Hand-press books: formats, signatures, and collational formulae
A video discussing what the terms format, signature, and collational formula mean in bibliography, and how material and paratextual features of early-printed books can be used to determine a book's format and collation

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Archives & Special Collections handling video: Staff photos from from Scott-Lithgow shipbuilding collection (GD323/13/10/4)
Photos from the staff cruise and sportsday in Scott-Lithgow shipbuilding collection

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Archives & Special Collection handling video: pathology records from Glasgow Western Infirmary (P5/1/41)
A video showing a ledger of early 20c pathology records

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Archives & Special Collections handling video: 18th-century letter sent to James Douglas (MS Hunter D63/19)
A video showing an 18th-century letter sent to man-midwife James Douglas by a person seeking a job as a wet nurse

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Archives & Special Collections handling video: glass negative of Arctic and Antarctic expedition from William S. Bruce collection (WSB Photo C1)
Video showing a glass stereoscopic negative from William S. Bruce collections

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Archives & Special Collections handling video: MS Kelvin LB1 - Letterbook of William Thomson Lord Kelvin
Video showing MS Kelvin LB1

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