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IFLA Rare Book and Special Collections Section launches global survey

9 August 2022

    The IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section (RBSC) would like to investigate what standards, norms, practices, laws, Return On Investment (ROI) studies, and research exist around the world to measure the different values of Special Collections, and identify the gaps where such information does not exist, with a view to draft and publish a report that can be a guide to cultural heritage institutions to formulate the questions to ask if they want to measure the value of their Special Collections as a tool for advocacy. 

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

    19 January 2017

      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.