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Rare Book School - Michael Inman: Special Collections Librarianship

decoration18 Oct. 2015|23 Oct. 2015
This course introduces students to the field of special collections librarianship. The goal is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, roles, and organizational development of special collections; current issues, standards, and best practices; and the knowledge and skills needed by special collections professionals. Students will participate in classroom discussions, hear from special collections practitioners, engage in hands-on exercises, and learn about the evolving roles of—and challenges facing—special collections professionals. Topics to be covered include collection development, preservation/conservation, access and reading room procedures, collection security, donor relations and development, digitization, exhibitions, outreach and instruction, public relations, and reference, among others.

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DATE
18 Oct. 2015|23 Oct. 2015
ADDRESS
Grolier Club / New York Public Library
CITY
New York
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Rare Book School
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