How to get a job in Special Collections

So how do you get a job in Special Collections?  I recently wrote a blog post for Facet Publishing which reflected on the skills and experience required to get started in this often competitive profession:  How do I make a career in Special Collections?

Facade of the John Rylands Library
Fancy working somewhere like this? This Gothic marvel is the John Rylands Library in Manchester

The post was inspired by talks and discussions at CILIP Rare Books Group New Professionals Days, held in 2015 and 2017 at the John Rylands Library (my favourite library building!).  Find out more via the #RBNewProfs hashtag.


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