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  • RBS at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair

    Rare Book School will be at the 64th annual New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, which runs from Thursday, April 4 to Sunday, April 7.

    Barbara Heritage (RBS Director of Collections, Exhibitions & Scholarly Initiatives) and Adam Miller (RBS Director of Development) will be “on the ground” at the Park Avenue Armory, so if you see them, be sure to say hello! […]

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  • Education and Outreach Librarian for Special Collections — Hamilton College

    Hamilton College is currently seeking a Special Collections Education and Outreach Librarian, who will be responsible for promoting, interpreting, and encouraging the use of the Library’s special collections in support of teaching, learning, and research. Responsibilities include supporting the integration of special collections materials into the curriculum by faculty and students; research support for faculty, students, and researchers; and creating finding aids in collaboration with other special collections and archives staff. Desired qualifications include a master’s degree in library science or a related field and previous instructional experience in a college-level or higher setting. To learn more, including how to apply, […]

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  • Conservation & Book Arts Librarian — Wesleyan University

    Wesleyan University is currently searching for a new Conservation & Book Arts Librarian to oversee the library’s conservation and preservation activities through the managing of the book conservation lab. Additionally, the selected candidate will build upon the existing foundations of working with faculty, classes, and students to create class sessions and learning opportunities related to book construction and other book arts topics. The Conservation & Book Arts Librarian will work within a newly formed Unique Collections department, where they will get to work closely with other collections’ managers that range from special collections, university archives, ethnographic collections, and world music collections.  […]

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  • Traveling Seminar: Afro-Eurasian Origins of Print

    The Research and Academic Program of the Clark Art Institute is sponsoring a travelling seminar on the global origins and transmission of print. The seminar will first convene September 18–21, 2024 in Williamstown, MA and in New Haven, CT to explore collections and begin establishing material and conceptual arenas of exploration. In May 2025, the working group will travel to South Korea for a week to visit collections, and final dates will be determined based on participants’ availability for future travel to Munich and Mainz, Germany. For more information, including how to apply, please click here. […]

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  • New Training Program: San Gemini Book & Paper Conservation School

    San Gemini Preservation Studies is pleased to announce a new program: the San Gemini Book & Paper Conservation School. Students will be taught the skills necessary to be a professional conservator/restorer of books and documents made with Western paper technology from the sixteenth century to the present. The program is aimed at people wishing to work in rare book libraries, archives, museums, and conservation laboratories. The classes take place from September 2024 to May 2025 in San Gemini, Italy, and all education is to be done in-person, in the English language. […]

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