RBMS 2024 Proposals, Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 15

November 29, 2023 Tory Ondrla 0

RBMS 2024 is coming up June 25-28 in Costa Mesa, California. We recently returned from a site visit and couldn’t be more excited about our conference city! Check out the newly added Destination Preview page on the conference website, complete with photos and highlights of this California City of the Arts. The deadline […]

RBMS 2023 Conference Registration Open

April 13, 2023 Tory Ondrla 0

Registration is now open for the ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) 2023 Conference. Themed A New Kind of Professional, the conference will be held June 27-30, 2023, at Indiana University Bloomington and virtually. The need for greater focus on diversity, equity, and accessibility in all areas of Special Collections work, from […]

RBMS 2022 Conference Moves to Virtual-Only Format

February 25, 2022 Tory Ondrla 0

After careful consideration, the RBMS 2022 Conference: What Now? Reflection, Reckoning, and Recovery will shift to a virtual-only event held June 21 – 24, 2022. This very difficult decision was made by RBMS and ACRL leadership based on several factors that made the in-person portion of the conference inadvisable. While […]

THE BOOKSELLERS Online Film Screening and Discussion

April 16, 2020 David Free 0

THE BOOKSELLERS is a lively, behind-the-scenes documentary film looking at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it. Executive produced by Parker Posey and featuring interviews with some of the most important dealers in the business, as well as prominent collectors, auctioneers, and writers, THE […]

RBMS 2020 Conference Cancellation

March 25, 2020 David Free 0

The ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) regrets that it must cancel the RBMS 2020 Conference at Indiana University, Bloomington because of the serious health risks posed by COVID-19. We are truly grateful for all of the interest and support for what would have been another terrific RBMS conference […]

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57th Annual RBMS Conference Registration Open

February 26, 2016 David Free 0

Registration is now open for the 57th Annual ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Conference. Themed Opening Doors to Collaboration, Outreach and Diversity, the conference will be held June 21 – 24, 2016, in Coral Gables, FL. Opening Doors to Collaboration, Outreach and Diversity seeks to explore and demonstrate the myriad ways […]