Winners & Finalists of St John’s College’s Digital Inspire Competition – Carolingian Minuscule

Introduction by Petra Hofmann, College Librarian I have been delighted to contribute a short piece entitled The Evolution of the Book: A Brief History to “Class 2: Evolution as Metaphor” of St John’s College’s 2020/21 Inspire Programme for Year 10 & 11: See here for the entire Class 2 material. The contribution included a competitionContinue reading “Winners & Finalists of St John’s College’s Digital Inspire Competition – Carolingian Minuscule”

Special Collections Quizzes

We are recreating the quiz first presented as part of the exhibition celebrating the opening of St John’s new Library & Study Centre in October 2019. Can you see if a text is printed or handwritten? Do you recognise languages even if you can’t read them? Can you distinguish between paper and parchment from aContinue reading “Special Collections Quizzes”