19 February 2013
RBM and AO Sections' Call for Papers Extended to 28 February 2013
Rare Books and Manuscripts Section with Asia and Oceania Section
“Rare and special collections in the Asian or Oceanian context”
Call for Papers Extended to 28 February 2013
IFLA Rare Books and Manuscripts Section and theRegional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceaniawant to promote awareness of special collections, not only as heritage of the past, but also as a foundation for the future. Therefore we need to ask how « new » special collections come into being, what defines a special collection and how can we ensure that special and rare material is collected today to serve the cultural memory of tomorrow.