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Trends in Rare Books and Documents Special Collections Management, 2013 Edition - Product Image

Trends in Rare Books and Documents Special Collections Management, 2013 Edition

  • Published: February 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 60 Pages
  • Primary Research Group

This reports presents 7 journalistic style profile interviews with the directors of rare book collections at the Boston Public Library, Emory University, the Washington University of St. Louis, Ohio State University, Abe Books, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The directors of these collections discuss digitization, personnel, fundraising, exhibits, acquisitions, endowments, special events, security, university relations, and other issues of interest to rare book and document and special collection management in museums, libraries and colleges worldwide. The study includes a postscript on trends in collection security.

BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The BPL Rare Book Collection
Cataloging
Digitization Lab
Exhibits
Collection Security
Public Programming
Online Efforts & Digitization Plans
Sales of Prints
Digital Repository
Funding
Manuscript Collection Finding Aids
ABE BOOKS
Brief History
Abe Books Website as an Industry Resource
The Abe Books Business Model
How Libraries Use the Abe Books Site
Some Recent Books Featured on the Abe Website
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Sources of Funding
Public Programming
Midwest Book and Manuscript Studies Program
Digitization Efforts
Cataloging
Relationship with The Library Science School
BiblioTECH
Exhibits
Security & Theft
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF ST LOUIS
Cooperation with the Art Department
Specialization in British Fine Arts Presses
Endowments
Users of the Rare Book Collection
Security
Acquisitions
Public Programs
Collaborations
Using the Collection for Educational Purposes
Exhibits
Fundraising
Best Practices
ARCHIVES AND RARE BOOKS LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
General Description
Acquisitions and Development
Security and Theft
Digitization
Outreach and Publicity
Exhibits
Preservation
RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
General Description
Acquisitions and Development
Security and Theft
Digitization
Outreach and Publicity
Exhibits
Preservation
MANUSCRIPTS, ARCHIVES, AND RARE BOOK LIBRARY (MARBL), EMORY UNIVERSITY
General Description
Acquisitions and Development
Security and Theft
Digitization
Outreach and Publicity
Exhibits
Preservation
A POSTSCRIPT ON THE EFFORTS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN COMBATING RARE BOOK AND DOCUMENT THEFT

- Boston Public Library
- Abe Books
- University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Washington University of St Louis
- Archives and Rare Books Library, University Of Cincinnati
- Rare Books and Manuscript Library at The Ohio State University
- Manuscripts, Archives, And Rare Book Library (Marbl), Emory University

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