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: 13 April 2017

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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

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