If you’ve got it …

... Flaunt it! Exhibitions of special collections are a wonderful way to reach audiences who might never think or wish to use them in a reading room setting. However, it isn't easy to create exhibitions and most of us struggle with limited funding and space problems.  Speakers at the 2011 CILIP Rare Books and Special … Continue reading If you’ve got it …

Conference-going: advice from a US librarian

The Handbook is of course written from a UK perspective, but I did my best to incorporate material which would help librarians in other English-speaking countries.  Many examples and best practice come from the USA in particular, home to so many Special Collections and their librarians.  We have much in common, but there are of … Continue reading Conference-going: advice from a US librarian