Tagged: Training


Autumn courses at Rare Books School (Virginia, USA)

This fall, Rare Book School will offer three courses that may be of interest to members of the IFLA Rare & Special community. — Special Collections Librarianship aims to teach the current issues, best practices, organizational development, knowledge and skills surrounding special collections librarianship. Taught by Michael Inman, Curator of Rare Books for the New York Public Library, at the main branch of NYPL, this course is a must-take for early-career professionals interested in special collections and for those who have not taken formal special collections coursework. (The full course description and advance reading list can be found at http://rarebookschool.org/courses/library/l10/)...


Report from the IFLA Asia PAC Centre – Conservation activities using washi

This is the first of an ongoing series of reports from the IFLA Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres regarding their activities and future work in their regions.  The National Diet Library of Japan (NDL) was designated the IFLA/PAC Regional Centre for Asia (PAC Asia) in 1989. PAC Asia was established in order to enhance awareness throughout Asia of the importance of preservation and conservation activities by distributing information, organizing training programs, and conducting other forms of research. Given that Asia is a vast area with a great variety of languages, cultures, and climates, PAC Asia’s task is no simple one, but...


Library of Alexandria’s conservation and preservation training programmes for the Ministry of Antiquities

In the past four years, the smuggling of ancient monuments to outside Egypt has increased dramatically leading to the loss of a huge amount of historical cultural belongings of all types. One of the cultural materials that is less studied and known to archaeologists working at the customs points is paper materials, either printed books or written manuscripts; that is what the Manuscript Museum department of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina can help with. One of the aspects of cooperation between Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities was a one year training program that took place from June 2014 to...


Le domaine de la Bibliothéconomie au Maroc: état actuel des choses

Ecole des sciences de l’information à Rabat L’Ecole des sciences de l’information (ESI) est une école étatique marocaine, créée en 1975, assurant la formation de bibliothécaires et d’archivistes. L’ESI a procédé à une réforme globale appliquée à la rentrée 2012-2013 conformément au décret n°2-10-222du 20 Mai 2011. Selon cette réforme, l’accès à l’école est conditionné par le passage par des classes préparatoires. La formation académique, continue et la recherche sont structurées autour de quatre filières principales : Bibliothéconomie et documentation ; Archivistique et records management ; Management et Ingénierie des systèmes d’information ; Veille stratégique et intelligence compétitive. A l’issue...


RDA & Rare Materials Seminar, Edinburgh, 6th November

CIG Scotland is delighted to host an international seminar on RDA & Rare Materials, in conjunction with members of the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), the European RDA Interest Group (EURIG), the CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group (RBSCG), the CILIP Cataloguing & Indexing Group (CIG), IFLA and JSC This seminar has been organised in association with the meeting of the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA, which meets at the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh on 2-6 November 2015 Seminar details Date: Friday 6th November Time: 10.00-16:00 Venue: Edinburgh Centre for...

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