Rare book librarianship : an introduction and guide / Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith ; foreword by Joel B. Silver
- "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.
- "Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume"--
- 9781591588818 and 1591588812 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index.
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