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WLIC 2017 Call for Papers: Rare Books and Special Collections Section and Indigenous Matters Section

The IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites proposals for papers for two sessions at the WLIC in Wrocław: a 2-hour open session “Out of the Stacks: Special Collections In Society” and a special all-day session co-sponsored with the Indigenous Matters Section “Collections and Books [A]cross Borders.” Deadline 28 February 2017.

19 January 2017

RBSC seeking members for Standing Committee

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

12 January 2017 | Rare Books and Special Collections, Rare books and manuscripts

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

Please join the RBSC in Columbus, Ohio at WLIC 2016

See a complete list of the section's activities.

20 July 2016

Pre-register now for Off-site Session in Columbus: Worth a Thousand Words: A Global Perspective on Image Description, Discovery, and Access

Sponsored by the Rare Books and Special Collections Section and the Art Libraries Section

2 June 2016

Presentations now available: “A common international standard for rare materials? Why? And how?”

Read abstracts and presentations from the Rare Books and Special Collections Section Midterm meeting in Lisbon.

6 May 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Theft in libraries -- facing the hidden truth"

This session at the 2016 IFLA World Congress is presented by the Rare Books and Special Collections Section and the Preservation and Conservation Core Activity. Deadline: 29 February 2016.

28 January 2016

IFLA RBSCS Midterm Meeting Schedule and Conference Programme

Lisbon, National Library of Portugal, 22-24 February 2016

21 January 2016

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for midyear conference in Lisbon: "A common international standard for rare materials cataloguing? Why? And how?

Monday, 22 February: A one-day conference at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (Lisbon) organized by the IRLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section. Followed by Business Meetings on 23 February and a library visit on 24 February.

19 January 2016

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