Applications are Now Open for Rare Book School Summer 2020 Courses
Deadline: Applications due by February 17, 2020.
Applications are now open for Rare Book School Summer 2020 courses. Topics range from developing special collections for organizations to digital tools for bibliography and book history. Space is limited and admissions will be considered on a rolling bases if you don’t meet the application February 17 deadline.
Among the 2020 offerings are several courses that are particularly beneficial for the library and information science communities:
- Developing and Interpreting African American Special Collections, taught by Cheryl Beredo and Kevin Young (of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)
- Special Collections Librarianship, taught by Michael Inman (of the New York Public Library)
- Introduction to Archives for Special Collections Librarians, Booksellers & Collectors, taught by Lisa Conathan (of Williams College) and Bill Landis (of Yale University)
- Digital Approaches to Bibliography & Book History, taught by Benjamin F. Pauley (of Eastern Connecticut State University) and Carl G. Stahmer (of the University of California, Davis)
- Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books, taught by Joel Silver (of Indiana University)
To be considered for the first round of admissions decisions, applications should be received by February 17, 2020. Applications received after this date will be considered on a rolling basis. Visit www.rarebookschool.org for course details, previous student evaluations, and instructions for applying.
If you have any questions about the application process or RBS courses, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.