Rare Book School (RBS) was founded in 1983. It provides continuing-education opportunities for students from all disciplines and levels to study the history of written, printed, and born-digital materials with leading scholars and professionals in the field.
History of Printed Book Illustration in the West - Erin C. Blake
Introduction to Western Codicology - Albert Derolez
Examining the Medical Book: History & Connoisseurship - Stephen Greenberg
Digitizing the Historical Record - Bethany Nowviskie & Andrew Stauffer
XML in Action: Creating Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Text - David Seaman
For information on this year’s tuition, other related costs, and application, please visit the RBS website.
In 2013, Rare Book School will offer courses at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (June and August), the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library, and Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University in New Haven (June), the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (July), and at the Smithsonian Institution and Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC (October and November).