Monthly Archives: April 2011

If you’ve got it, flaunt it

For anyone interested in promoting their special collections to a variety of audiences, CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group’s annual conference will be well worth attending. It takes place on 7-9 September in at the University of Durham. Booking … Continue reading

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Making connections: The Voluntary Arts Network

Some of the best advice and contacts for special collections outreach can be found outside the libraries box. If training, information or funding is labelled ‘for museums’ or ‘for arts groups’ or ‘for charities’ or ‘for [insert other]’, it might actually also … Continue reading

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ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

Special collections looking for a small pot of funding to organise a public engagement event should consider joining in with the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council Festival of Social Sciences. It takes place this year 29 October – 5 November. The ESRC … Continue reading

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