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access points will surely warrant examination at the next international conference of The Soci-
ety for Emblem Studies at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 2005. Examples of
search categories currently in place, together with the libraries which feature them, are:
It must be noted here that the University of Illinois' project, "Digital Emblematica," does
include metadata for the categories "publishing,""place of publication,""motto," and several more
not mentioned here which will be searchable in the future.
The following is a list of emblem websites and the search features currently available:
Thomas D. Kilton,"The Library as
Publisher of its own Collections and
`Digital Emblematica'," Florilegio De
Estudios Emblematicos.A Florilegium of
Studies in Emblematics, ed. Sagrario
López Poza (Proceedings of the 6th
International Conference of The
Society for Emblem Studies. A
Coruña, 2002). Ferrol: Sociedad de
Cultura Valle Inclán, 2004. ISBN 84-
Table 1:Table of search fields as of
September, 2003 provided by the
emblem websites of the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich;
and the Herzog August Bibliothek,
Wolfenbüttel. Courtesy of the Uni-
versity of Illinois at Urbana-Cham-
paign; the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek,
Munich; and the Herzog August Bib-
Emblem Website
Available Search Features
Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel
Gliederungselemente (Titelblatt, Anrede,
Widmung, Anschrift)
Utrecht University
Global text search structure is currently under
Penn State University English Emblem
Books Project
Keyword searching to retrieve the titles of the
emblem books and also keyword access from the
Chadwyck-Healey Poetry Database
Memorial University of New Foundland
Alciato's Books of Emblems
searching from any Internet browser
Glasgow University Library
no search feature
University A Coruña
no search feature
University of Minnesota
no search feature
Table 2: Listing of search fields featured by other
emblem websites
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