RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Fall 2023

The Fall 2023 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online as a full issue PDF and individual articles. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016.

Editor’s Note

Diane Dias De Fazio. “Editor’s Note.”

Research Articles

Colleen W. Barrett and Sarah M. Horowitz. “Topics of Discussion: An Analysis of the RBMS Conference 2009–2021.”

Clare Withers, Carrie Donovan, Diana Dill, Jeanann Haas, and Berenika M. Webster. “Advancements in Primary Source Pedagogy: Catalysts for Collaboration, Context, and Change.”

Gina C. Modero. “The Special Collections Reading Room: A Study of Culture and Its Impact on the Researcher Experience.”

Book Reviews

Richard Ovenden. Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2020. Hardcover/Paperback, 308p. $29.95/$17.95. (ISBN: 978-0-674-24120-6/978-0-674-27110-4). Reviewed by Ruthann E. Mowry.

Audra Eagle Yun, editor. Archival Accessioning. Chicago, Illinois: Society of American Archivists, 2021. Paperback, 170p. $55. (ISBN: 978-1-945246-56-2). Reviewed by Alexandra (Lexy) deGraffenreid.

Dennis Meissner. Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2019. Paperback, 224 p. $69.00 (ISBN: 9781945246074 / 9780838946480 / 9781945246098 / 945246073 / 0838946488 / 194524609X). Reviewed by Rosemary K. J. Davis.