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Getting Ready for the Nineteenth Century: Strategies and Solutions for Rare Book and Special Collections Librarians
William E. Brown Jr. and Laura Stalker (Editors)
Item Number: 978-0-8389-8117-7
 
Publisher: ACRL
Price: $21.24
 
 
 
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107 pages
5.5" x 8"
Softcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-8117-7
Year Published: 2000
The plenary addresses and a panel presentation from the Thirty-ninth Annual Preconference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL. Strategies and solutions are explored for the acquisition, preservation, and research use of published and unpublished materials produced during the nineteenth century. These scholarly materials, often not found within the current purview of rare book repositories, archives, and special collections, present a significant and growing intellectual, financial, physical, and administrative challenge to librarians, archivists, and scholars.
 
 

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