Taste the Handbook!

Get a free taste of the Special Collections Handbook in its latest form. Facet Publishing have made Chapter 2 on Emergency Planning available via open access so everyone can see what the book has to offer. Keeping collections safe from fire, flood, and the other "enemies of books" has been the essential task of librarians … Continue reading Taste the Handbook!

Happy New Year, shiny new book

If you made New Year resolutions relating to professional development, career moves and the like, you might find this of particular interest.  The second edition of the Special Collections Handbook is published!  It's available now from Facet Publishing.  I'm delighted with the new look and content, and hope readers old and new will find the … Continue reading Happy New Year, shiny new book

Handbook redux

This summer I will mostly be writing. I'm working on a NEW edition of the Special Collections Handbook: deadline July. I was delighted when Facet Publishing invited me to create a new edition.  It's been five years since the first edition was published: in a fast-changing world there are many new developments to share with readers, … Continue reading Handbook redux