Credits

This exhibition has been created as a result of the Rise of Literacy project, which explored literacy in Europe thanks to the digital preservation of precious textual works from collections across the continent.

Curator:
 Pauls Daija, PhD
(Senior Researcher, National Library of Latvia)
Editorial Coordinator: Dr Anette Hagan,
(Rare Books Curator, National Library of Scotland)
Exhibition Producer: Małgorzata Szynkielewska,
(Content & Exhibitions Coordinator, Europeana Foundation)

This exhibition was possible thanks to the contribution from project partners:

- Narodna in univerzitetna knjižnica / National and University Library of Slovenia (NUK) - project coordinator
- Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (BNP)
- Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
- Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (CNR-OVI)
- Ethniki Bibliothiki Ellados / National Library of Greece (EBE)
- Europeana Foundation (EF)
- Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le informazioni bibliografiche (ICCU)
- Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB)
- Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka (LNB)
- Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales (LGC)
- Narodna biblioteka Srbije (NBS)
- National Library of Scotland (NLS)
- Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SBB-PK)

Jean de Meun writing in his study from BL YT 21, f. 69v, c. 1380, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, British Library, Public Domain Mark
Proposals for civilising the Highlands (...), 1695, anonymous, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Portrait of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1791 - 1795, Pierre Michel Alix, after Jean François Garnerey, Rijksmuseum, Public Domain Mark
Sabbath Schools, 1827, Rev. George Tod, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Aabc [...], 1622, Edward Raban, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Aabc [...], 1622, Edward Raban, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Nova Escola para aprender a ler, escrever, e contar [...], 1722, Manuel de Andrade de Figueiredo, Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Public Domain Mark
Bildu-Ahbize, 1787, Gotthard Friedrich Stender, National Library of Latvia, Public Domain Mark
Testament Newydd, i r., 1657, William Salesbury, National Library of Wales, Public Domain Mark
Mother's catechism for the young child, 1759, John Willison, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Biblia en lengua Española, 1533, Editors: Abraham Usque (aka Duarte Pinel), Yom-Tob ben Levi Athias (aka Jerónimo de Vargas), Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Public Domain Mark
Testament Newydd, 2 r., 1657, William Salesbury, National Library of Wales, Public Domain Mark
Woman reading in a library, 1883, James David Smillie, Rijksmuseum, Public Domain Mark
Kuharske bukve [Cookbook], 1799, Valentin Vodnik, National and University Library of Slovenia, In Copyright
Bischu grahmatiņa, 1803, Christian Launitz, National Library of Latvia, Public Domain Mark
Histoire d'un pont, p.114, 1884, Félix Narjoux, Bibliothèque nationale de France, No Copyright - Other Known Legal Restrictions
The Life of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner, 1801, Daniel Defoe; printed by Charles Randall, National Library of Scotland, Public Domain Mark
Les contes de Perrault [Perrault's Fairy Tales], 1862, Illustrated by Gustave Doré, Bibliothèque nationale de France, No Copyright - Other Known Legal Restrictions
Il Pentamerone, 1788, Giovanni-Battista Basile, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, No Copyright - Other Known Legal Restrictions
Les contes de Perrault [Perrault's Fairy Tales], 1862, Illustrated by Gustave Doré, Bibliothèque nationale de France, No Copyright - Other Known Legal Restrictions
Kitica Andersonovih pravljic [Andersen's Fairy Tales], 1863, Hans Christian Andersen, National and University Library of Slovenia, Public Domain Mark
Sale of a wife, 1826, Printer: John Pitts, National Library of Scotland, No Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Only
Sale of a wife, 1828, Printer: William Boag, National Library of Scotland, No Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Only
Pettegolezzi e baruffe delle ciane fiorentine, 1878, Publisher: Firenze : stamperia Salani, Biblioteca universitaria Alessandrina, CC BY-NC-SA
Die Leiden der jungen Werther [The Sorrows of Young Werther], 1911, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, National Library of Poland, Public Domain Mark
Grahfa Leelmahte Genowewa, 1878, Christoph von Schmid, National Library of Latvia, Public Domain Mark