Rare Books and Manuscripts


Functions, acquisition, care and maintenance of a rare book collection in the research library; consideration of special problems of bibliographical description and cataloguing; use of bibliographical tools for evaluation of materials; care of manuscript and rare book collections.

Pre-requisite as of January 2018: INF1330H Archives Concepts and Issues OR BKS1001H Introduction to Book History OR MSL1150H Collection Management OR MSL2370H Museums and Cultural Heritage I: Context and Critical Issues OR INF1321H Representing, Documenting, and Accessing the Cultural Record OR INF1322H Communities and Values OR INF1323H The Information Experience OR INF1324H Systems and Infrastructures

Recommended: INF2120H Conservation and Preservation of Recorded Information

Note: Open to second year students only.