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[BKARTS] California Rare Book School Accepting Applications (fwd)



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------------ Forwarded Message ------------
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 8:33 AM -0800
From: California Rare Book School <CALRBS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: CALRBS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: California Rare Book School Accepting Applications

Contact: Claire  Raffel
For Immediate Use                 (310) 794-4138

CALIFORNIA RARE BOOK SCHOOL

            LOS ANGELES, CA, February 22, 2006 - The California Rare  Book
School (CALRBS) at UCLA is pleased to announce that it is now  accepting
applications for the summer 2006 courses. Applications and  program details
can be found at the CALRBS website: www.calrbs.org.

            The California Rare Book School, a project of the  Department
of Information Studies at the Graduate School of Education  and Information
Studies (GSE&IS) at UCLA, is a continuing education  program that provides
the necessary knowledge and skills for  professionals working in all
aspects of the rare book community, and  for students interested in this
field.

            ?The courses we are offering this summer will be  relevant for
information professionals, students, booksellers, and  bibliophiles alike?
said Professor Beverly P. Lynch, founding  director of the new school.
?CALRBS students will benefit from an  expert faculty and the wealth of
special collections in the Los  Angeles area.?

The 2006 schedule for the California Rare Book School is:

Week 1 (July 31-August 4)

-Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship
faculty: Susan M. Allen, Getty Research Institute; Lynda Claassen,
University of California, San Diego

-Book Illustration Processes to 1900
faculty: Terry Belanger, Rare Book School, University of Virginia

-Descriptive Bibliography
faculty: Carl Berkhout, University of Arizona

Week 2 (August 7-11)

-Rare Book Cataloging
faculty: Deborah J. Leslie, Folger Shakespeare Library

-The Book in the West
faculty: Gary F. Kurutz, California State Library

            The tuition for 2006 is $995/course. Course size is  limited
to 15 students. Admission for CALRBS courses is on a rolling  basis.
Scholarships are available for students enrolled in an  accredited
university. Applications and detailed course descriptions  can be found at
www.calrbs.org.

            CALRBS operates with the support of the Ahmanson  Foundation,
the Book Club of California, the Institute of Museum and  Library Services,
and many of the academic and research libraries and  antiquarian
booksellers of Southern California; and in association  with the Rare Book
School, University of Virginia. For additional  information about the
California Rare Book School, or if you would  like a brochure sent by mail,
please contact Claire Raffel,  Administrator, at CALRBS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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