Institute for Bibliography and Editing (IBE)

The Institute for Bibliography and Editing supports collected editions of major figures—including The Taft Papers, the Cambridge Edition of Joseph Conrad, and the Complete Works of Robert Browning—as well as more limited editorial, textual, and bibliographical research on Beethoven, Hemingway, Bradstreet, medieval alliterative poetry, and Tudor historians and publishers.

Research Methods

In this advanced research in the humanities, the institute applies high-end computer systems to the entire research process, employing sophisticated computerized data entry and text processing, text comparison and editing.

Faculty Fellows

The institute's faculty fellows represent several campuses, colleges and disciplines:

  • English
  • History
  • Library Administration
  • Music

Services Provided

  • Bibliographical and author-related research and consultation
  • Printed book collation
  • Text-file comparison and collation


Robert W. Trogdon

Institute for Bibliography and Editing
Suite 1118 Main Library
Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: 330-672-2092
Fax: 330-672-3724

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