A portal to multi-media teaching resources to help incorporate book history instruction into curriculum.


3D Printable Teaching Tools

Access to data to 3D print your own set of teaching tools for book history instruction. The current tools will enable hands-on instruction of the tools and processes used to cast type by hand using the punch matrix system during the hand-press era.


Instructional Videos

To help incorporate these tools into book history pedagogy, the project includes a number of instructional videos on the tools and processes from this time period.



A Glossary of common hand-press era terms.


Handouts and Other Resources

A multi-media library of resources related to hand-press era technologies and in-class handouts for folding and binding various structures.