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[BKARTS] 2009 course schedule for Rare Book School (Charlottesville, VA)



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In 2009, Rare Book School (RBS) will offer about 25 five-day,
non-credit courses <http://www.rarebookschool.org/schedule/> on topics
concerning book history, old and rare books, manuscripts, and special
collections.  Applications are available on the RBS website
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/applications/>.

New and recently introduced course offerings include:

(H-65) Intro to the History, Collection, Description, & Use of Maps
taught by Alice Hudson (New York Public Library), 22-26 June
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/courses/history/h65/>

(G-20) Bibliographers' Toolkit: Printed Books to 1800
taught by David Whitesell (American Antiquarian Society), 8-12 June
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/courses/general/g20/>

(G-30) Bibliographers' Toolkit: Printed Books since 1800
taught by Tom Congalton (Between the Covers Rare Books) and Katherine
Reagan (Cornell), 8-12 June
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/courses/general/g30/>

(L-60) Introduction to Archives for Rare Book Librarians
taught by Jackie Dooley (Research Libraries Group, OCLC Research) and
Bill Landis (Yale), 22-26 June
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/courses/libraries/l60/>

(I-35) The Identification of Photographic Print Processes
taught by James M. Reilly (Image Permanence Institute), assisted by
Ryan Boatright (also IPI), 20-24 July
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/courses/illustration/i35/>

The educational and professional prerequisites for RBS courses vary.
Some courses are broadly directed toward antiquarian booksellers, book
collectors, bookbinders, conservators, teachers, and professional and
avocational students of the history of books and printing. Others are
primarily intended for archivists and for research and rare book
librarians and curators.

The tuition for each RBS 2009 course is $895. For information about
related expenses, including dormitory and hotel accommodations, see
our recently updated Travel & Accommodations page
<http://www.rarebookschool.org/transportation/>.


-- 
Barbara Heritage
Assistant Director & Curator of Collections
Rare Book School
114 Alderman Library / POB 400103
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4103

Tel:  434-924-8851
Fax: 434-924-8824

                                    
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