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Rare book librarianship : an introduction and guide / Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith ; foreword by Joel B. Silver.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM Z688.R3 G35 2012 (Text) 00000106184963 General book Available -

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  • 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, [2012]

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Rare book librarianship.
Libraries > Special collections > First editions.
Rare books > Bibliography > Methodology.
Rare book libraries > Administration.

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