Rare book librarianship : an introduction and guide / Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith ; foreword by Joel B. Silver.
- ISBN: 9781591588818
- ISBN: 1591588812
- ISBN: 1591588820
- ISBN: 9781591588825
- Physical Description: xvii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| "Our time" and staying relevant -- A brief history of rare book libraries -- Rare books as texts and historical artifacts -- Getting to know your collections -- Caring for and preserving rare books -- Digitization -- Security and disaster preparedness -- Collection development -- Accessioning and cataloging -- Copyright -- Outreach -- Continuing education -- Selected reference resources.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume"-- Provided by publisher.
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