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Paolo Tinti

Associate Professor

Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Academic discipline: M-STO/08 Archival Science, Bibliography and Librarianship

Curriculum vitae

Paolo Tinti graduated from the University of Bologna. After the post-graduate Library and Archive School at the University of Rome «La Sapienza» (2003), he earned his PhD at the University of Florence (2007). From 2006-07 is assistant professor of Bibliography and Library Science in the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies. He obtained in 2013 the national scientific qualification to function as associate professor (ASN 2012, II level). He is member of the Bibliographic Center Research (CERB – Centro di Ricerca in Bibliografia) and of the Scientific Board of the Library of Humanities (Biblioteca di Discipline Umanistiche) and Biblioteca E. Raimondi" in Bologna. From 2017 he's member of Scientific Board of the Biblioteca Universitaria in Bologna.

He has published rare books (16th-18th century) catalogues of the Library of the Liceo Muratori, Modena, and has researched library history (with a particular focus on Jesuit and private libraries). He is interested in the history of books and publishing, in addition to other aspects of library science, including the theory of library catalogues and the management of special collections, such as rare books and manuscripts, preservation, bibliographic control, and use of such materials in all types of libraries. He has collaborated with principal Italian and foreign magazines in the field. Together with Maria Gioia Tavoni, he heads the collection «Bibliography and Stories of books and printing», Forni publishing (Bologna, Sala Bolognese).

He is a member of the Deputazione di storia patria per le antiche province modenesi, the Deputazione di storia patria per le province di Romagna, the Accademia Pascoliana, and the Bibliographical Society, London.

He has found and is coeditor of "TECA - Testimonianze, Editoria, Cultura, Arte", international journal on History of Writing, Book, Libraries.