Tag Archives: exhibitions

Exhibiting the Written Word

Exhibiting the Written Word, a report about displaying texts from the National Library of Scotland, raises lots of thought-provoking points and provides interesting case studies with pictures.  I came across it through Helen Vincent’s IFLA conference presentation on “The library … Continue reading

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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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What makes a good online exhibition?

This post finds me in a new post. I’m working in another library with good special collections but here we don’t have the benefit of any exhibition space to display them.  So, I’m turning to the online exhibition. In search … 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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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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Oxford exhibitionism

Yesterday’s get-together of Oxford and Cambridge college librarians was a lot of fun for all involved. My personal highlights were hearing about a collaborative exhibition which showcased special collections across Oxford University, and visiting Balliol College’s amazing new archives facility … Continue reading

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