Rare Books and Special Collections Section

Division: Library Collections

The Section provides a forum for discussion and exchange of information on matters of particular concern to rare book, manuscript, and special collections librarians, including the collection, preservation, description, and use of such materials, in all types of libraries worldwide.

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Last update: 17 August 2016

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RBSC seeking members for Standing Committee

The Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites you to serve on our standing committee!

12 January 2017

Watch this space! Calls for Papers coming soon.

Read about the Rare Books and Special Collections Section program plans for WLIC 2017 in Wrocław.

7 January 2017

Presentations now available: "Worth a Thousand Words" A Global Perspective on Image Description, Discovery, and Access"

View the presentations made at IFLA WLIC 2016, Session 091, an all-day, off-site session sponsored by the Rare Books and Special Collections Sections and the Art Libraries Section.

18 August 2016