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Rare book librarianship : an introduction and guide

Author: Steven Kenneth Galbraith; Geoffrey D Smith
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Kenneth Galbraith; Geoffrey D Smith
ISBN: 9781591588818 1591588812 1591588820 9781591588825
OCLC Number: 721891521
Description: xvii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "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.
Responsibility: Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith ; foreword by Joel B. Silver.

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