Theme: Special Spaces for Special Collections

The Library Buildings & Equipment and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Standing Committees together with the Preservation and Conservation Committee are calling for papers which showcase recent building solutions and room concepts for Special Collections. These should reflect an understanding of and response to users’ needs in the consultation of rare or special collections in a collaborative scholarly environment. They should explore innovative design solutions for the use, presentation, teaching and exhibition of special collections as well as address appropriate security issues and storage facilities.

Submission Deadline: Janauary 31, 2014

Please see the IFLA WLIC 2014 conference website for the full details.