Author: IFLA Rare Books & Special Collections Section

Join us at WLIC 2019 in Athens! 0

Join us at WLIC 2019 in Athens!

IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section events at WLIC 2019 The Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites you to join our programme of events during the Congress in Athens, 24-30 August 2019....

University Libraries and the Sendai Framework 0

University Libraries and the Sendai Framework

Funding cuts, climate change, conflict, natural hazards and other disruptive events are affecting cultural heritage around the world, including special collections held in libraries. The protection of heritage during disruptive events contributes to the...

What is the state of Collection Security in your library? 0

What is the state of Collection Security in your library?

The Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL) is working to help its member libraries and other organisations that curate cultural heritage collections to answer precisely that question. As a membership organisation, CERL aims to...

IFLA Survey on Rare Materials Cataloguing with RDA 1

IFLA Survey on Rare Materials Cataloguing with RDA

Standardized cataloguing of rare materials has always been a complex matter, historically fragmented within geographical regions until the arrival in the 1980s of standardized models, such as ISBD and DCRM, which were quickly adopted...

Why not join us as a committee member? 0

Why not join us as a committee member?

IFLA has announced its Call for Nominations for Section Standing Committees August 2019 – August 2023 is now open. This call outlines what is expected of committee members in general. If you are interested...

Welcome to our Knowledge Café! 0

Welcome to our Knowledge Café!

At this year’s WLIC in Kuala Lumpur the Rare Books and Special Collections section held our first ever Knowledge Cafe, on the subject of rare materials cataloguing. This format is designed to encourage people...

Call for paper: Crisis or Enlightenment? Developments in the Book Trade (1650-1750) 0

Call for paper: Crisis or Enlightenment? Developments in the Book Trade (1650-1750)

Crisis or Enlightenment? Developments in the Book Trade (1650-1750) St Andrews Book Conference, 20-22 June 2019 It has never been questioned that the European Enlightenment was made by books. The intellectual movement which swept across...

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Call for Papers: Libraries in the sky: large-scale collaboration strategies and infrastructures to enhance the use of digital heritage collections

  Libraries in the sky: large-scale collaboration strategies and infrastructures to enhance the use of digital heritage collections IFLA RBSCS mid-term conference, National Library of Norway (Oslo) April 12th 2018 In many countries, libraries...

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Call for Papers: William Birch and the Complexities of American Visual Culture: A Symposium Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Visual Culture Program at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Call for Papers: William Birch and the Complexities of American Visual Culture: A Symposium Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Visual Culture Program at the Library Company of Philadelphia Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,...