Tuesday, June 03, 2008

California Rare Book School

Need to learn more about rare books and manuscripts this summer? This August the California Rare Book School (CALRBS) is offering 8 week long courses including:

Special Collections Librarianship
Descriptive Bibliography
The History of the BoLinkok in Hispanic America
Books of the Far West
Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections
Book Illustration: Processes to 1900
Book Collecting: History and Techniques

CALRBS courses are taught by expert faculty and take full advantage of the unique collections of rare books, manuscripts and archival materials housed in greater Los Angeles. There is still space in all this summer's courses.

To see a schedule of classes, detailed course descriptions, faculty bios and application procedures please click here. Facebook members can access the CALRBS group page here.