Book Design Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection comprises examples of book design of varying quality for study and comparison. The collection includes category award winners of the British Book Design and Production Awards.

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Book Design and Production awards are an annual event organised by the British Printing Industries Federation in association with Oxford Brookes University and the Publishers Association. There are a number of categories of awards including Limited edition and fine binding, Digitally Printed Books, Exhibition catalogues, Photographic books, art and architecture mongraphs, Trade Illustrated, Literature, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education, Scholarly and reference, Children's trade, Environmental award, Best Jacket/Cover design, Best Student Book of the Year, Best British Book, and Brand or Series Identity. The book of the year is chosen from the winners of the other categories.

Conditions Governing Access

Internal staff and students will be asked to show their University ID card, and external applicants should bring proof of address

If you have any queries, please email: libraryenquiries@brookes.ac.uk

Other Finding Aids

Please use the Library Catalogue, available at www.brookes.ac.uk/library, to search for items in this collection.

Accruals

Further accruals expected.

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