ABOUT alia rare
ALIA Rare Books and Special Collections is a forum for library and information professionals who are responsible for, and interested in, rare books and special collections. The group provides an opportunity for discussion and the exchange of information on rare books as well as other special collections including ephemera, manuscripts, maps and pictorial materials. Our focus is on the collection, description, preservation, interpretation, promotion and use of these materials.
|Convenor:||Maggie Patton (State Library of New South Wales)||@MaggiePatts|
|Events/ALIA Liaison:||Diana Richards||@dianarichards24|
|Secretary/Social Media:||Dr Rachel Franks (State Library of New South Wales)||@cfwriter|
|South Australia:||Lauren Gobbett||@librarylaureng|
|Victoria:||Hayley Webster (Museums Victoria)||@hayleybwebster|
- London Rare Books School June 2020. Details HERE.
- BSANZ (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand) Conference State Library of South Australia Adelaide 30 November - 1 December 2020 ‘The History of the Book and the Future of the World'
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More events coming soon.
Future Learn (free, online courses, including courses of interest to RB&SC)
Open Culture (free, online courses, including courses of interest to RB&SC)
American Library Association (US) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (UK) Rare Books and Special Collections Group
International Federation of Library Associations (Intl) Rare Books and Special Collections Section