• IMLS-RBS Fellowships Awarded

    RBS is pleased to announce that the selection process for the IMLS-RBS Fellowships for Early-Career Librarians is now complete: a second cohort of twenty IMLS-RBS Fellows has been chosen. This fellowship will allow young professionals to attend an RBS course and to increase their professional involvement at the national level through participation in the conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the ALA. The aim of the program is to help fellows acquire skills relevant to professional work in special collections and build important professional networks. […]

    Posted January 19, 2016 by RBS
  • RBS Director to Deliver BSA Annual Address

    Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will deliver the address at the Bibliographical Society of America’s Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, 29 January 2016 at the Cosmopolitan Club (122 East 66th Street, New York City). Michael’s address is titled “Hard Cases: Confronting Bibliographical Difficulty in Eighteenth-Century Texts.” The meeting begins at 4 p.m. and is open to the public. A reception will follow.

    The Grolier Club has posted a full schedule of Bibliography Week events. […]

    Posted January 12, 2016 by RBS
  • Apply Now for Summer 2016 Courses

    Applications for summer 2016 courses are now being accepted via our online application system, myRBS.

    Please log in to your myRBS account or create a new account to begin the application process.

    Applications for Rare Book School courses are considered on a rolling basis until a course has reached enrollment capacity. To be considered for the first round of admissions decisions, submit your application(s) for summer courses by 29 February.

    See the Course Application page for more details. […]

    Posted January 6, 2016 by RBS