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Rare book librarianship

Steven Kenneth Galbraith

Rare book librarianship

an introduction and guide

by Steven Kenneth Galbraith

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Santa Barbara, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare book librarianship,
  • Bibliography,
  • Special collections,
  • Administration,
  • Libraries,
  • Methodology,
  • Rare books,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General,
  • Rare book libraries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith
    ContributionsSmith, Geoffrey D. (Geoffrey Dayton), 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ688.R3 G35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25270701M
    ISBN 109781591588818, 9781591588825
    LC Control Number2012012354

    Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume. Rare Book Librarianship for the 21st Century is the first new rare books handbook of practice in 25 years. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of. Read "Rare Book Librarianship: An Introduction and Guide" by Steven K. Galbraith available from Rakuten Kobo. Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. This handbook provides that ess Brand: ABC-CLIO.

    Palmer Schools coursework is designed for students intending to pursue careers in research libraries, cultural institutions and the book trade. Students develop proficiency in rare book librarianship, the history of the book, rare book cataloging and descriptive bibliography, preservation, archival techniques, and exhibition planning. education for rare book librarianship-by attempting to examine the current state of curricular development in library schools favoring advanced bibliographic studies and training in curatorship, and to iden-tify trends and problems inhibiting further development of this speciali- zation. 3 An all-pervasive problem is the mutually hostile, or at.

    Benjamin Yousey-Hindes of Stanford University. Congratulations, Ben! I am doubly pleased to announce this award: first because Professor Morris Cohen is the Director Emeritus of the Lillian Goldman Law Library, and a friend & mentor to so many of us in the rare law books community; and second because Benjamin Yousey-Hindes has done splendid work for the Rare Book Collection. Rare Book Librarianship: An Introduction and Guide. By Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, p. $55 acid-free paper (ISBN: ).


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The book contains 26 chapters, written by experts in their field, and reviews developments in the principal aspects of British librarianship and information work in the years in Language Arts & Disciplines. Rare Books and Special Collections Section Division: Library Collections The Section provides a forum for discussion and exchange of information on matters of particular concern to rare book, manuscript, and special collections librarians, including the collection, preservation, description, and use of such materials, in all types of libraries.

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University is located on the 6th Floor of its Butler library holds the special collections of Columbia University, as well as the Columbia University Archives. The range of the library's holdings spans more than 4, years, from cylinder seals created in Mesopotamia to contemporary artists' books.

Rare Book and Special Collections Librarianship Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University Professor Chris Filstrup Syllabus (Spring ) "Rare book librarians are a happy breed of men and women.

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The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and. Educational opportunities for those seeking a career in rare book and manuscript librarianship are so numerous and diverse, it is becoming increasingly difficult to pinpoint them. These opportunities range from formal academic programs leading to a graduate degree, to single-day workshops or seminars.

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Manuals (Handbooks) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cave, Roderick. Rare book librarianship.

London: C. Bingley,   Learn more about rare book and special collections librarians: Terry Belanger, founding director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, wrote a great article on rare book librarians.

Although more than 20 years old, the article still has great information. Library Trends, summer focused on special collections. A great resource. The book contains 26 chapters, written by experts in their field, and reviews developments in the principal aspects of British librarianship and information work in the years Language Arts & Disciplines by J.

Bowman. 33 Rare Book Librarian jobs available on Apply to Archivist, Librarian, Rare Book Cataloger (full Time Through June ) and more. MLIS Rare Book Librarianship. Updated Tuesday, J 5 of 7 Assignment Book Description Another responsibility of a Rare Book Librarian is providing accurate and complete descriptions of the books in their collection.

Building on the skills developed in Assignments 01 the student will provide descriptions of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cave, Roderick.

Rare book librarianship. London: C. Bingley ; Hamden, Conn.: Linnet Books, (OCoLC)   Rare Book Librarianship for the 21st Century is the first new rare books handbook of practice in 25 years. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of digital technologies in managing a rare book collection/5(52).

The Membership and Professional Development Committee of RBMS has stated that “substantial rare book or archival experience can be gained if [students] approach their course of study creatively, through internships and independent study [ ] for example, by taking general courses in librarianship, slanting their work toward special.Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills.

This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume. Provides a bibliography of reference resources for rare book librarians.

Includes sidebars with examples drawn from real-life experience.Aspects of professional culture, terminology, education and history will be compared to those of rare book librarianship.

The course will include lectures, readings, discussion, practical exercises, and field trips to several Yale archival facilities.