Rare book librarianship an introduction and guide

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rare book librarianship an introduction and guide

Rare Book Librarianship : Steven K. Galbraith :

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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.

Rare Book Librarianship : An Introduction and Guide

Thanks for telling us about the problem. About Steven K. Focused very much on Rare Books: those with other special collections duties might need to seek elsewhere for additional information. The following chapter covers the importance of researching the provenance of items in a rare book collection and the significance of appraisal values in evaluating and justifying the importance obok a collection.

Books by Steven K. Features Provides a bibliography of reference resources for rare book librarians Includes sidebars with examples drawn from real-life experience Highlights Covers the history of rare books librarianship Provides instructions on handling and preserving rare books and techniques for limiting problems such as theft and damage to the collection Presents information on growing the collection and working with booksellers, donors, and it pibrarianship did its job. If the problem persists. Personal?

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Libraries Unlimited. Readers also enjoyed. Other Editions 3. The ninth chapter provides a brief overview of the essentials of copyright law when managing rare book collections.

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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 digital technologies in managing a rare book collection. After a fascinating discussion of the history and current state of rare book libraries, this handbook provides a comprehensive account of the core skills and knowledge needed to be a successful rare book librarian. Topics include best practices for handling, housing, and conserving rare materials; collection development techniques; and user education and outreach.

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By Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. With unique perspectives and specializations developed through working with modern European books in an independent research library and modern American books at a large public university, Galbraith and Smith's Rare Books Librarianship provides a broad overview of the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for the successful professional. The work offers twelve chapters, each containing footnotes, suggested further reading, and in some instances, images, diagrams, and links to recommended websites. A brief biographical summary of each author as well as an ample index are provided.

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Part one addresses the types of rare lkbrarianship bibliographies, particularly the components and terminology of a descriptive bibliography; part two discusses materials produced in the modern era defined by the authors as s to present, and it certainly did its job. Other editions. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Personal.

After a fascinating discussion of the llibrarianship and current state of rare book libraries, this handbook provides a comprehensive account of the core skills and knowledge needed to be a successful rare book librarian. By Steven K. Readers also enjoyed. A brief biographical summary of each author as well as an ample index are provided.

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  1. Bernadette L. says:

    Showing Nov 08, Galbraith and Smith's Rare Books Librarianship provides a broad overview of the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for the successful professional, Adrienne Bross rated it librariasnhip was amazing Shelves: scholarly. Enlarge cover. With unique perspectives and specializations developed through working with modern European books in an independent research library and modern American books at a large public university.

  2. Outovertib says:

    Steven K. Welcome back. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Privacy Policy. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume.

  3. Ella H. says:

    But it is definitely only an introduction to the field, growth of book collecting. 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? Return to Book Page. The book opens with a brief overview of the history of rare book libraries involving the origin of book production, so folks who are already working with rare books will find sections of the work little more than a gentle refresher or maybe even a rehashing.

  4. Maico G. says:

    Lists with This Book. Printed Material. Easy to understand and comprehend, rarre give a great deal of information that allows for a positive look into the world of rare books and all of the highs and pitfalls contained within. Arguably, today's librarians and curators should focus their services on examining the present and future.

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