Rare Book Librarianship: An Introduction and Guide, 1st Edition

  • Steven K. Galbraith
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  • ISBN-10: 1591588820
  • ISBN-13: 9781591588825
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 185 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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About

Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction: “Our Time” and Staying Relevant.
1: A Brief History of Rare Book Libraries.
2: Rare Books as Texts and Historical Artifacts.
3: Getting to Know Your Collections.
4: Caring for and Preserving Rare Books.
5: Digitization.
6: Security and Disaster Preparedness.
7: Collection Development.
8: Accessioning and Cataloging.
9: Copyright.
10: Outreach.
11: Continuing Education.
12: Selected Reference Resources.
Index.
About the Authors.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction: “Our Time” and Staying Relevant.
1: A Brief History of Rare Book Libraries.
2: Rare Books as Texts and Historical Artifacts.
3: Getting to Know Your Collections.
4: Caring for and Preserving Rare Books.
5: Digitization.
6: Security and Disaster Preparedness.
7: Collection Development.
8: Accessioning and Cataloging.
9: Copyright.
10: Outreach.
11: Continuing Education.
12: Selected Reference Resources.
Index.
About the Authors.