Thursday, May 13, 2010

Summer 2010 California Rare Book School - UCLA

Date: Wed, 12 May 2010
From: California Rare Book School

Summer 2010 California Rare Book School application available

In August 2010, California Rare Book School at UCLA will offer 8 week-long courses (M-F, from 9 am - 5pm) on topics of interest to librarians, archivists, booksellers, collectors, and students.

A limited number of scholarships are available.

WEEK 1: 2-6 August 2010 Faculty: Terry Belanger, Director Emeritus, Rare Book School, University of Virginia Course: Descriptive Bibliography

  • Course: Book Illustration Processes to 1900
    Faculty: Bruce Whiteman, The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
  • Course: Rare Book Cataloging
    Faculty: Randal Brandt, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
  • Course: Special Collections Librarianship: Operations & Administration
    Faculty: Lynda Claassen, University of California San Diego and David Zeidberg, Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens

WEEK 2: 9-13 August 2010

  • Course: Artists' Books: Collection Development and Assessment
    Faculty: Johanna Drucker, The Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography, UCLA
  • Course: Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California
    Faculty: Gary F. Kurutz, California State Library
  • Course: Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections
    Faculty: Mark S. Roosa, Pepperdine University
  • Course: History of the Book, 200-1820
    Faculty: Susan Allen, The Getty Research Institute

For more information about courses please visit .

Admission to CalRBS is conducted on a rolling basis until the course is full. Admission is determined by the instructor(s) of the course, based upon the information provided in your application. Early application is encouraged. Applications are available on the CalRBS website>. Note that starting in 2010, CalRBS will no longer require a letter of recommendation to apply.

The tuition for each CalRBS 2010 course is $995. If a student takes a course in week 1 and week 2, the tuition is $1,800 for both courses. For information about travel to and accommodations in Los Angeles, please visit our website

Please direct questions to CalRBS Project Manager Ryan L. Roth Rare Book School254 GSEIS Building Box 951520300 Charles E. Young Drive N.Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520Phone 310-794-4138Fax 310-206-4460


Cammie said...

unfortunately the link is not working for course information. Also the link for the application requires a password. I'd really be interested in checking this out.

Gena said...

Hi, I fixed the link so it should take you directly to the Travel page now.