The wordpress site designed by Magalie L’Abbé went live in June 2015 with version 12. It was then corrected and updated with the material below by Magalie L’Abbé (June and July 2015) and Anne Le Sinq (October 2015 to April 2016. Since June 2018, Sarah Walkley has been responsible for updates.
Version 19 – August 2018
Between June and 2018, Sarah Walkley has overhauled the guidance for project volunteers on how to create and format an entry. As well as continuing to add the book data discovered by Andrew Bowhay from the British Library’s Goldsmith catalogues of early French books and the scholarly bibliographic annotations provided by Sanjay Kumar and Claudine Le Blanc, Sarah Walkley has developed and implemented a show/hide technical solution to the issue of having useful bibliographical notes and scholarly annotations accessible below book data, without cluttering the main display.
Version 19 – April 2016
This update was made by Anne Le Sinq and checked by Ian Magedera. From the period from 1770 to 1799 there are twelve entries, fourteen hyperlinks two bilingual annotations edited and significantly augmented by Babette Chabout-Combaz from initial notes made by Corinne François-Denève. In addition, Ian Magedera prepared four hyperlinks and two new entries for the period from 1872 to 1892 as well as fifteen entries by Jean-Marie Lafont published between 1986 and 2013.
Version 18 – March 2016
This major update was made by Anne Le Sinq from material before 1754 edited by Babette Chabout-Combaz. Further details about this material can be found under the Contributors and Acknowledgements tab.
Version 17 – January 2016
This version was prepared by Ian Magedera. It includes material from four first-time contributors: two new entries for 2010 and 2011 by Chandrima Ghosh, two new entries on medical books by Dheeraj Kumar, one new annotated entry by Massimiliano Vaghi and one annotated entry by Tagirem Gallego Garcia. Our gratitude goes to Robin Howells for his corrections of the four entries related to La Reine de Golonde / Aline, reine de Golconde.
Version 16 – October 2015
This version was prepared by Ian Magedera. It includes typographical corrections, an entry for 2015 and repaired links.
Version 15 – October 2015
This version was prepared by Ian Magedera. It includes with seventy new hyperlinks to full text by Googlebooks and Gallica, discovered for the following periods by Amba Karsondas (1846-1876), Aliya Jiva (1877-1892) Louise Fairclough (1893-1914) and Connie Eyles (1915-1939) all of Bolton School facilitated by Georgina Irvine. Fourteen new annotations on nineteenth-century books by Jyoti Mohan, translated by Cécile Jest, one new bilingual annotation each by Swati Dasgupta and Sanjay Kumar, three new annotations by Shinjini Chattopadhyay from material from the Institut français de Pondichéry with the kind permission of Anurupa Naik, three new Bernardin de Saint-Pierre entries sourced by Robin Howells and three new entries indicated by Raphael Malangin and also five new entries edited by Dheeraj Kumar. Our gratitude also goes to Rila Mukherjee (Director), Maya Mukhopadhyay and Rupak Banerjee of the Institut de Chandernagor for the use of the IdC’s collections to confirm bibliographical data.
Version 14 – February 2015
This version, with twenty five new items and one new hyperlink, was prepared by Shinjini Chattopadhyay with Ian Magedera from material compiled and edited by Briana Dincher. Our gratitude also goes to Maya Mukhopadhyay and Rupak Banerjee and to Rila Mukherjee for her kind permission to access items in the collections of the Institut de Chandernagor to confirm bibliographical data.
Version 13 – February 2015
This version, with a dozen new items and one new hyperlink, was prepared by Shinjini Chattopadhyay with Ian Magedera from material compiled and edited by Briana Dincher.