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* Aberdeen Bestiary Project: A pilot scheme for producing digitised images of manuscripts on the World Wide Web [NetSERF Select]
"The Aberdeen Bestiary (Aberdeen University Library MS 24) is considered to be one of the best examples of its type. The manuscript, written and illuminated in England around 1200, is of added interest since it contains notes, sketches and other evidence of the way it was designed and executed." Site also provides translations and transcriptions of each of the folio.

URL: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/bestiary/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 13 March 2011
Total Clicks: 15,971         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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* CIRCLE: A Calendar of Irish Chancery Letters c. 1244 - 1509

URL: http://chancery.tcd.ie         Link Verified by NetSERF: 12 November 2013
Total Clicks: 1,780         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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* GLM: Gazette du livre médiéval
"The GAZETTE DU LIVRE MÉDIÉVAL has been published since 1982 by a group of medievalists from different countries. While bringing together a diversity of scientific interests, they share the conviction that the history of the book ought to encompass all aspects of this outstanding witness of medieval cultural life, and deserves to be treated as an autonomous discipline. They hope to remove the artificial barrier that tends to separate the manuscript and the incunable, and to extend the field of study and reflection to non-occidental civilisations, envisaging eventually a comparative synthesis." Site is in both French and English at the same time and features and alphabetical and chronological index of the gazette, selected papers and links as well as a bibliography.
Note: extensive use of frames          
English / French /

URL: http://www.palaeographia.org/glm/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 13 March 2011
Total Clicks: 6,320         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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* Medieval Writing, Texts, and Editions: Medieval Latin Paleography by Ken Pennington
Note: History 700          

URL: http://faculty.cua.edu/pennington/Paleography/Paleography400-1500.html         Link Verified by NetSERF: 13 March 2011
Total Clicks: 7,302         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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* The Schøyen Collection: Checklist of 600 Manuscripts Spanning 5000 Years [NetSERF Select]
"The Schøyen Collection comprises most types of manuscripts from the whole world spanning over 5000 years. It is the largest private manuscript collection formed in the 20th century. The whole collection, MSS 1-5245, comprises 13,010 manuscript items, including 2,172 volumes." The site contains hundreds of medieval manuscripts for you to view and examine. The collection is broken down into many different areas of interest including the Bible,literature, history, seals and much more. Each manuscript is displayed with detailed information such as the binding, provenance, commentary, etc. Finally, the site has a very good introduction to paleography with plenty of examples.

URL: http://www.schoyencollection.com/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 13 March 2011
Total Clicks: 12,810         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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* The St Albans Psalter [NetSERF Select]
"This web site aims to display the St Albans psalter in such a way that readers may enjoy its beauty and contents. Commentaries on each page explain simply aspects of the iconography and codicology. These, together with the transcriptions and translations, provide a basic understanding of the book." This is a superb example of how the Internet can be used to make medieval documents available. Every page of the psalter is available with a transcription, translation and commentary, making it a great teaching tool for paleography. Another great feature is that Instead of loading the image of the page as one big graphic, the image is broken up into small ones making the pages download much more quickly. Finally, the site has a search engine that allows you to search the document in Latin, English or German.
English / German / Latin /

URL: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/stalbanspsalter/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 12 March 2011
Total Clicks: 7,266         Last Click: 11 December 2017
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