- Short title catalogue
A short title catalogue (or "catalog") is a bibliographical resource which lists printed items in an abbreviated fashion, recording the most important words of their titles. The term is commonly encountered in the context of early modern books, which frequently have lengthy, descriptive titles on their
* STC: "A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640" by Pollard and Redgrave
* Wing: "Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700" by Donald Wing
* ESTC: "
English Short Title Catalogue", covering 1473-1800
* NSTC: [http://nstc.chadwyck.com/ Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue] , covering 1801-1919
* ISTC: [http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/istc/ Incunabula Short Title Catalogue] , covering incunabula, i.e. up to 1500
* STCN: [http://www.kb.nl/stcn/index-en.html Short Title Catalogue Netherlands] , covering the Netherlands, 1540-1800
* BM STC: Short-title catalogues of the
British Museum(now the British Library), covering various countries and centuries
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