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The STCV Method


A Practical Framework for Analytical Bibliography of Hand Press Books

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This manual provides information about the method for analytical bibliography used by the STCV project. It is primarily geared toward project cataloguers, but also provides useful information for researchers using the online catalogue or anyone interested in cataloguing hand press books.


The manual is divided into three sections:

Our general approach for creating a retrospective bibliography

Cataloguing Rules
Detailed instructions for creating bibliographic descriptions of hand press books

Reference Lists
Sheets of frequently used facts for cataloguers