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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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Long-awaited new edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections now available

Jun
08

8/6/2016

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Long-awaited new edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections now available
Facet Publishing have announced the release of the 3rd edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the UK and Ireland and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians throughout the world.

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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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