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.
The Printed Book in the West to 1800 - Martin Antonetti
The Identification of Photographic Print Processes - Ryan Boatright & James M. Reilly
Developing Collections: Donors, Libraries & Booksellers - Tom Congalton, Johan Kugelberg & Katherine Reagan
Introduction to Paleography, 800–1500 - Consuelo Dutschke
Born-Digital Materials: Theory & Practice - Matthew Kirschenbaum & Naomi Nelson
Printed Books to 1800: Description & Analysis - David Whitesell
For information on this year’s tuition, other related costs, and application, please visit the RBS website.
In 2014, Rare Book School will offer courses at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia in Philadelphia as well as at 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.