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Special collections handbook

Author: Alison Cullingford
Publisher: S.L. : Facet Publishing, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. revised editionView all editions and formats

This comprehensive and no-nonsense guide to working with special collections and rare books is an essential day-to-day companion.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Cullingford
ISBN: 1783301260 9781783301263
OCLC Number: 968970807
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements Introduction 1. The care of Special Collections 2. Emergency planning for Special Collections 3. Understanding objects in Special Collections 4. Acquiring and developing Special Collections 5. Cataloguing, description and metadata in Special Collections 6. Digitization and digital libraries in Special Collections 7. Legal and ethical issues in Special Collections 8. User services in Special Collections 9. Marketing and communications in Special Collections 10. Widening access to Special Collections 11. Organizational resources for Special Collections: space and people 12. Influencing and fund-raising for Special Collections Afterword: Special Collections futures Appendix A: The Special Collections reference shelf Appendix B: Skills for your Special Collections career Bibliography Index


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This new second edition includes: coverage of new standards and concepts including unique and distinctive collections (UDCs), The Leeds Typology, Archive Accreditation, PD 5454:2012 and PAS 197; Read more...

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