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IFLA conference: Marketing of rare and special collections in a digital age

Papers from the recent IFLA conference are now available online for those of us who didn’t make it to Helsinki. An interesting bunch of papers made up session 87 on “Marketing of rare and special collections in a digital age”. … Continue reading

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Two conferences to watch…

Marketing and advocacy for special collections is up for discussion this year. Two big conferences will include talk of outreach and access for varied audiences. CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group annual conference, Speaking Truth to Power: making special collections … Continue reading

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Teaching old books new tricks

When I started writing this post, I had just returned from the CILIP Career Development Group’s New Professionals Conference in Manchester, where Katie Birkwood, my beautiful co-presenter, and I stood on a stage and encouraged some of the bright, young things of libraries … Continue reading

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Newsflash: RBSCG Conference open for booking

The Rare Books and Special Collections Group conference 2011, ‘If you’ve got, it flaunt it’,  is open for booking. This year it’s all about how to promote your collections to a variety of audiences. More details and an application form are available … Continue reading

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Collaboration in the Parker Library

Suzanne Paul at the Parker Library in Cambridge has posted an extra super version of her talk at the Cambridge-Oxford College Librarians conference on 28th March. She summarises her experiences of collaboration in special collections libraries with a series of small … Continue reading

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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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