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Browsing Divisions by Subject "2014 RBMS Preconference"

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  • Miller, Eric; Sotelo, Aislinn; Schneider, Nina M. (2014-06)
    It was just about 50 years ago when an earlier generation of catalogers came together to develop a statement of cataloging principles while at the same time facing down the inevitable obsolescence of the catalog card. Today ...
  • Bakkalbasi, Nisa; Conway, Martha O'Hara; Dupont, Christian; Kyrillidou, Martha (2014-06)
    Bewildered by assessment? Learn from experts about practical steps you can take to conceive and carry out meaningful assessment initiatives at your institution. Hear how Columbia University conducted a large-scale study ...
  • Federman, Rebecca; Inman, Michael; Mollan, Mark C.; Prickman, Greg; Horowitz, Sarah (2014-06)
    Many libraries have been posting collections of materials on the internet for users across the world to transcribe, tag, or describe. These crowdsourcing projects draw on resources beyond those an institution can command, ...
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  • Musinsky, Nina; Enniss, Steve; Light, Michelle; D'Agostino, Rachel (2014-06)
    Thursday’s plenary will examine the marketplace and its effect on the special collections ecosystem. Nina Musinsky will offer an overview of the market as a member of the rare book trade. Steve Enniss will follow with an ...
  • Reilly, Jim; Gore, Emily; Mattern, Shannon; Holada, Jessica (2014-06)
    Our closing plenary will delve into the construction and use of space, both physical and digital. Jim Reilly will address planning and implementing preservation strategies that balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental ...
  • Theisen, Colleen; Bahde, Anne; Fraas, Mitch; Meyers, Melanie; O'Dell, Allison Jai (2014-06)
    “Digital Humanities and the History of Science: Retrofitting Old Collections for New Purpose”: History of science collections offer unique possibilities for data visualization, data mining, and social involvement. This ...
  • Schneider, Nina; Chandler, Katharine C.; Dotson, Molly E.; Young, Timothy (2014-06)
    “Manuscripts from Print: The Pennsylvania Schwenkfelders and their Dangerous Books”: As one of the Catholic Church’s first measures of the Counter-Reformation, the Council of Trent prohibited writings by four men in ...
  • Barrett, Colleen; Cunningham-Kruppa, Ellen; Crocoll, Ikumi; Nutt, Timothy G.; Oldham, Krista (2014-06)
    “Paul N. Banks Becomes a Book Conservator, 1956-64”: In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the new Council on Library Resources, the Association of Research Libraries, and the American Library Association began to support and ...
  • Ott, Elizabeth; Barrett, Marcia; Buck, Valerie; Epstein, Emily; Miller, Cheryl; Milevski, Robert J. (2014-06)
    “Alphabet soup no more! Revision of Standard Citation Forms”: Standard Citation Forms has always been and remains a valuable resource for the rare book community, even more so with the 2014 revision (the third edition). ...
  • Maryanski, Maureen; Logue, Sara; Petersen, Rebecca; Patkus, Ronald (2014-06)
    “This Old House: Reimagining Public Space in Special Collections.”: In the summer of 2014, the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library of Emory University will begin a full renovation of its public spaces. Built in the ...
  • Dunlay, Emily; Brand, Cassie; Moon, Danelle; Nykanen, Melissa; Roosa, Mark (2014-06)
    “Labyrinth Libraries: The Care and Storage of Fictional Books”: My paper discusses several novels portraying labyrinth libraries, including The Name of the Rose, The Shadow of the Wind, The City of Dreaming Books, and ...
  • Ellickson, Ellen; Supple, Shannon K.; Doskey, Adam; Cagna, Robert (2014-06)
    “Micro-monsters: Printing and Transmitting Newly Visible Worlds”: This paper investigates the transmission of new knowledge made visible through microscopy in the combination of image and text, using as its case study ...
  • Dekydtspotter, Lori; Clemens, Alison; Hardman, Emilie; Howarth, Rachel; Walker, Celia; Harbin, M. Brielle; Milewski, Kevin Patrick (2014-06)
    “Career Development for New Professionals: Fellowships and Internships as Alternative Sites of Education”: Educational tracks for special collections librarians and archivists tend to separate the library and archives ...
  • Bahde, Anne; Dibbell, Jeremy; Pigza, Jessica; Theisen, Colleen; Overholt, John (2014-06)
    There are many reasons why a special collections professional might embark on the promising though perilous journey of publishing one’s work: for tenure or promotion, to extend outreach efforts, or to share ideas and ...
  • Del Cohen, Shayne; Kelly, Mike; Mitchell, Paula; Joffrion, Elizabeth (2014-06)
    Many special collections departments hold materials that directly or indirectly document Native American history and culture. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition that holding these collections places a ...
  • Hackbart-Dean, Pam; McDonald, Susan Potts; Slomba, Elizabeth (2014-06)
    Special Collections librarians constantly consider how to prioritize access, tackle backlogs, and get patrons the materials they want with limited resources. Why not let our researchers guide our choices?  This seminar ...

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