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The special collections handbook, Alison Cullingford

Label
The special collections handbook
Title
The special collections handbook
Statement of responsibility
Alison Cullingford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This comprehensive and no-nonsense guide to working with special collections and rare books is an essential day-to-day companion [and] covers all aspects of special collections work: preservation, developing collections, understanding objects, emergency planning, security, legal and ethical concerns, cataloguing, digitization, marketing, outreach, teaching, impact, advocacy and fundraising"--
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cullingford, Alison
Dewey number
026
Index
index present
LC call number
Z688.A2
LC item number
C85 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Library administration
Label
The special collections handbook, Alison Cullingford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing Special Collections -- Using The Special Collections Handbook -- Special Collections in a cold climate -- Some essential organizations and web resources -- Useful mailing lists -- Introducing collections care -- A note on terminology -- A note on standards -- Understanding the physical nature of Special Collections -- Understanding the impact of the environment on Special Collections -- Understanding buildings, storage and Special Collections -- Handling Special Collections safely -- Caring for collections in exhibitions -- Understanding conservation and the role of the conservator -- Case study: the Great Parchment Book -- Understanding preservation reformatting -- Introducing digital preservation -- Managing preservation of Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology -- Understanding Special Collections emergencies -- Preventing and preparing for emergencies in Special Collections -- Planning for technological incidents -- Planning for service continuity -- Responding to Special Collections emergencies -- Recovering from Special Collections emergencies -- Case study: Queensland Floodlines -- Security and theft in Special Collections -- Case study: the Durham First Folio -- A note on insurance and valuation -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Plan templates online -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology -- Understanding medieval manuscripts -- Case study: long valued, newly found -- Understanding early printed books -- Introducing analytical bibliography -- Managing provenance in Special Collections -- Introducing modern formats -- Case study: the Books in the Tower -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Managing foundation collections -- Working with donors and depositors -- Purchasing Special Collections -- Organizing internal transfer -- Understanding legal deposit -- Collecting proactively -- Keeping acquisitions records -- Managing Special Collections disposals -- Case studies: to sell or not to sell? -- Managing remote storage of Special Collections -- Considering the collections development policy -- Case study: unique and distinctive at Bradford -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology and some key concepts -- Book cataloguing: some history, introducing AACR and MARC -- AACR, MARC and Special Collections -- Library cataloguing in the 21st century: introducing RDA and BIBFRAME -- Sharing, linking, discovery -- Cataloguing manuscripts and archives -- ISBD, ISAD and EAD; and introducing RiC -- Metadata for digital objects -- Cataloguing objects and artworks -- Artists' books to zines: a note on 'in-between formats' -- Controlled vocabularies for Special Collections metadata -- Working with the library management system -- Understanding hidden Special Collections -- Case study: 'Lighting the Past': students supporting cataloguing at St Andrews -- Classifying Special Collections -- Marking and labelling Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Managing digitization -- Why digitize? -- What to digitize? -- Types and choices -- Elements of a digitization project -- Digital curation -- Introducing the digital library -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Understanding copyright in Special Collections -- Case study: peace protest photos -- Introducing data protection and freedom of information -- Case study: call slip commotion -- Introducing cultural property issues -- Managing personal integrity -- Considering ethics in fund-raising -- Equality and diversity in Special Collections -- Health and safety in Special Collections -- Working with volunteers in Special Collections -- Working with children in Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Understanding Special Collections users -- Managing Special Collections enquiries -- Managing Special Collections visitors -- Managing virtual visitors -- Managing reprographic services -- Managing inter-library loans -- Valuations and care of books -- Improving services to users -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- The Special Collections marketing mix -- Commodity: the Special Collections offer -- Case study: touch history, become inspired: Innerpeffray and Gladstone's Libraries -- Cost and convenience: accessing Special Collections -- Communication: sharing Special Collections -- Understanding the Special Collections web presence -- Case study: viral cats -- Understanding exhibitions -- More promotional channels -- Researching user needs -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Why build new audiences? -- Issues in widening access -- Two key audiences for Special Collections -- Case study: love and fear in the stacks -- Case study: cartoon creations -- Case study: bright young things -- Exploring new audiences -- Case study: travelling treasures -- Managing assessment and feedback -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Special Collections functions and their space requirements -- How much space do Special Collections need? -- Special Collections space issues -- Special Collections building projects -- Making the best of inadequate spaces -- Suggestions for external training -- Online learning
Control code
000059520391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvi, 332 pages
Isbn
9781783301263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968914476
Other physical details
charts
System control number
(OCoLC)952649073
Label
The special collections handbook, Alison Cullingford
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing Special Collections -- Using The Special Collections Handbook -- Special Collections in a cold climate -- Some essential organizations and web resources -- Useful mailing lists -- Introducing collections care -- A note on terminology -- A note on standards -- Understanding the physical nature of Special Collections -- Understanding the impact of the environment on Special Collections -- Understanding buildings, storage and Special Collections -- Handling Special Collections safely -- Caring for collections in exhibitions -- Understanding conservation and the role of the conservator -- Case study: the Great Parchment Book -- Understanding preservation reformatting -- Introducing digital preservation -- Managing preservation of Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology -- Understanding Special Collections emergencies -- Preventing and preparing for emergencies in Special Collections -- Planning for technological incidents -- Planning for service continuity -- Responding to Special Collections emergencies -- Recovering from Special Collections emergencies -- Case study: Queensland Floodlines -- Security and theft in Special Collections -- Case study: the Durham First Folio -- A note on insurance and valuation -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Plan templates online -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology -- Understanding medieval manuscripts -- Case study: long valued, newly found -- Understanding early printed books -- Introducing analytical bibliography -- Managing provenance in Special Collections -- Introducing modern formats -- Case study: the Books in the Tower -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Managing foundation collections -- Working with donors and depositors -- Purchasing Special Collections -- Organizing internal transfer -- Understanding legal deposit -- Collecting proactively -- Keeping acquisitions records -- Managing Special Collections disposals -- Case studies: to sell or not to sell? -- Managing remote storage of Special Collections -- Considering the collections development policy -- Case study: unique and distinctive at Bradford -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- A note on terminology and some key concepts -- Book cataloguing: some history, introducing AACR and MARC -- AACR, MARC and Special Collections -- Library cataloguing in the 21st century: introducing RDA and BIBFRAME -- Sharing, linking, discovery -- Cataloguing manuscripts and archives -- ISBD, ISAD and EAD; and introducing RiC -- Metadata for digital objects -- Cataloguing objects and artworks -- Artists' books to zines: a note on 'in-between formats' -- Controlled vocabularies for Special Collections metadata -- Working with the library management system -- Understanding hidden Special Collections -- Case study: 'Lighting the Past': students supporting cataloguing at St Andrews -- Classifying Special Collections -- Marking and labelling Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Managing digitization -- Why digitize? -- What to digitize? -- Types and choices -- Elements of a digitization project -- Digital curation -- Introducing the digital library -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Understanding copyright in Special Collections -- Case study: peace protest photos -- Introducing data protection and freedom of information -- Case study: call slip commotion -- Introducing cultural property issues -- Managing personal integrity -- Considering ethics in fund-raising -- Equality and diversity in Special Collections -- Health and safety in Special Collections -- Working with volunteers in Special Collections -- Working with children in Special Collections -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Understanding Special Collections users -- Managing Special Collections enquiries -- Managing Special Collections visitors -- Managing virtual visitors -- Managing reprographic services -- Managing inter-library loans -- Valuations and care of books -- Improving services to users -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- The Special Collections marketing mix -- Commodity: the Special Collections offer -- Case study: touch history, become inspired: Innerpeffray and Gladstone's Libraries -- Cost and convenience: accessing Special Collections -- Communication: sharing Special Collections -- Understanding the Special Collections web presence -- Case study: viral cats -- Understanding exhibitions -- More promotional channels -- Researching user needs -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Why build new audiences? -- Issues in widening access -- Two key audiences for Special Collections -- Case study: love and fear in the stacks -- Case study: cartoon creations -- Case study: bright young things -- Exploring new audiences -- Case study: travelling treasures -- Managing assessment and feedback -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Examples and case studies -- Useful websites -- Introduction -- Special Collections functions and their space requirements -- How much space do Special Collections need? -- Special Collections space issues -- Special Collections building projects -- Making the best of inadequate spaces -- Suggestions for external training -- Online learning
Control code
000059520391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvi, 332 pages
Isbn
9781783301263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968914476
Other physical details
charts
System control number
(OCoLC)952649073

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