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Conference round-up: ‘A rich tapestry: diverse collections and audiences’ (CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group, 7-9 September 2016, Liverpool)

How can the special collections sector champion diversity?  This question lay at the heart of this year’s CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group (RBSCG) Conference: ‘A rich tapestry: diverse collections and audiences’. Held in Liverpool, the three-day conference attracted 70 delegates, and I was lucky enough to be awarded one of the new professionals’ bursaries to attend.  With speakers from across the UK, the conference programme brought together a broad spectrum of libraries, archives, museums and professional networks to challenge thinking, inspire action and showcase successful examples of special collections putting diversity and equality at the centre of their...


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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