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Five years on and fully revised – new edition of the comprehensive handbook for special collections

Feb
09

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of The Special Collections Handbook

This new edition from Alison Cullingford, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Bradford, is a practical day-to-day companion covering all aspects of special collections work.

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A landmark examination of the rare book and special collections field for practitioners

Aug
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Rare Books and Special Collections by Sidney E Berger http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0150.

From cuneiform, coins, and codices to prints, drawings, photographs, and maps, departments of rare books and special collections are the premier repositories of significant printed and manuscript works and artefacts. Entrusted with the responsibility of preserving the records of history and culture, these institutions enable access to millions of source materials.

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Hands-On History at the Red Clay Writers Conference

Oct
29

November 6, 2010 Noon until 6PM. Kennesaw, Georgia. The Red Clay Writers Conference will feature a tour of the Bentley Rare Book Room Gallery at Kennesaw State University. Sponsored by Georgia Writers Association.

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New York Public Library and Kirtas Technologies Partner to Make 500,000 Public-Domain Books Available to the World

Oct
01

ROCHESTER, N.Y., SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 – Readers and researchers looking for hard-to-find books now have the opportunity to dip into the collections of one of the world’s most comprehensive libraries to purchase digitized copies of public domain titles. Through their Digitize-on-Demand program, Kirtas Technologies has partnered with The New York Public Library to make 500,000 public domain works from the Library’s collections available (to anyone in the world).

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"Invest in Knowledge” provides funding for digitization and an investment for the future

Jul
02

ROCHESTER, N.Y., JULY 02, 2009 – At Kirtas Technologies, mass digitization has always been viewed as a long-term investment. By bringing centuries’ worth of rare bound materials back to life for the digital age, digitization becomes an investment in the future and new technology. Today, it also becomes an investment in knowledge that anyone can make.

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