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

The Spring 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

Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note (to Future Readers—Especially You Newer Ones.”

Research Articles

John Henry Adams. “Shelving Special Collections Materials by Size.”

Shailoo Bedi, Heather Dean, and Adrienne Williams Boyarin. “Manuscripts in the Flesh: Collections-Based Learning with Medieval Manuscripts at the University of Victoria.”

Amy Hildreth Chen. “Placing Papers Update: The Black and Latino Experience in the Literary Archive Market.”

Book Reviews

Janet Marstine and Svetlana Mintcheva, eds. Curating under Pressure: International Perspectives on Negotiating Conflict and Upholding Integrity. New York: Routledge, 2021. Paperback, 264p., $44.95 (ISBN: 978-0815396192, hardcover ISBN: 978-081539. Reviewed by Martha Tanner.

Jane C. Milosch and Nick Pearce, eds. Collecting and Provenance: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative, 2019. Paperback. $75.00. (ISBN: 9781538127568). Reviewed by Margaret Gamm.

Jamie Simek. Beyond the Bake Sale: Fundraising for Local History Organizations. Washington, D.C.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers/AASLH, 2022. Hardback/Paperback/eBook, 254p. $105.00/$45.00/$42.50. (ISBN: 978-1-5381-4877-8). Reviewed by Susan Illis.