Rare book librarianship galbraith

Education and training for special collections librarians in the repu. Libraries unlimited, an imprint of abcclio, llc, 2012 description. Rare book librarianship chapter reflection chloe pickard. Successfully managing rare book collections requires very specific knowledge and skills. Alfred eichner, robert eisner, john kenneth galbraith, geoffrey harcourt. But rare book librarianship is a field of specialization and deserves to be treated as such. While the entire book was highly relevant and personally interesting, i focused particularly on chapter 3 getting to know your collection as it had the most current relevance to my fieldwork. Galbraith 2012, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. This handbook provides that essential information in a single volume.

Galbraith and smiths rare book librarianship is a logically structured, practically oriented introduction that covers all the essentials of a demanding and complex field in a concise and engaging style. Leatherbound, with decorative endpapers, gold gilt cover designs and page edges, and a satin ribbon page marker. Galbraith, phd, is curator of the cary graphic arts collection at rochester institute of technology and former andrew w. Library staff pulled some of their favorite rare books from the stacks for. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Smith, phd, is head of the rare books and manuscripts library at the ohio state university, columbus, oh. Review of galbraith and smiths rare book librarianship. An introduction and guide by robert galbraith and geoffrey d. Special collections librarianship advance reading list. Galbraith and smiths rare book librarianship is a logically structured, practically oriented introduction that covers all the essentials of a demanding and complex field in a concise and. Rare book librarianship for the 21st century is the first new rare books handbook of practice in 25 years.

Smith, santa barbara, ca, abccliolibraries unlimited, 2012, 185. After earning my mls from the university of buffalo, i began my career as a reference librarian at the. Galbraith and smiths rare book librarianship is a logically structured, practically oriented introduction that covers all the essentials of a demanding and complex field in. Provides a bibliography of reference resources for rare book librarians includes sideba. Education and training for special collections librarians in the. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of digital technologies in managing a rare book collection. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of. Review of galbraith and smiths rare book librarianship posted on march 20, 20 by davidjgary this excellent introductory text into rare book librarianship by steven k. An introduction and guide aims to provide a holistic view of the duties of the rare book librarian. Galbraith is the author of rare book librarianship 3. The great strength of galbraith and smith is this recognition that most rarebook librarians work predominantly with nineteenth and. Smith head of the rare books and manuscripts library at the ohio state university is a perfect book to assign for students. Provenance through bookplates or book labels rare books. Steven galbraith, curator, the wallace center cary library, academic affairs.

Mellon curator of books at the folger shakespeare library in washington, dc, the. Materials housed in special collections can be in any format including rare books, manuscripts, photographs, archives, ephemera. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read rare book librarianship. Project muse rare books and special collections by. An introduction and guide ebook written by steven k. Cheap textbook rental for rare book librarianship by galbraith 12 9781591588818, save up to 90% and get free return shipping. Rare book librarianship by galbraith and smith is a great introduction to the career and expectations of a rare book special collection librarian. An introduction and guide 1st edition by galbraith, steven k. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of digital technologies in managing a rare. Jim galbraith subject guides at binghamton university libraries. The book almost serves as a manual for those who are new to studying the field, laying out all the practices to be addressed and issues one may face. The more recent 185page rare book librarianship by steven galbraith and geoffrey smith santa barbara, ca.

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