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A dialog on teaching an undergraduate seminar in special collections
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009)
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a model for the collaborative teaching of undergraduates in special collections and demonstrates how providing students with the opportunities to work rare books ...
Providing online access to historic films at the Washington State University Libraries
Purpose – This paper aims to discuss the procedures and methods developed at Washington State University to digitize and make accessible historic moving images. Design/methodology/approach – The paper describes the ...
Digital Archives: History 438/596
This small hands-on seminar will provide history students the opportunity to apply their research skills in the creation of an online digital archive. As part of the planning for this final project, we will examine nationally ...
Filling the Treasure Room: Professor Carl Milton Brewster and the Development of Rare Book Collections at Washington State University, 1938-1950
With limited resources, but boundless enthusiasm, President Holland and a handful of faculty including Professor of Organic Chemistry, Carl Milton Brewster, set the foundation for Washington State University's Rare Book ...
Ephemera at the University of Oxford
In 2006, Trevor Bond visited Oxford University's Bodleian Library to conduct research on a form of printed material referred to as ephemera. Never meant to be preserved, ephemeral material is nevertheless collected and ...
Conserving Early Modern Books
This project seeks to conserve more than 50 rare books printed before the year 1800 that were severely damaged by an untrained volunteer. We will conserve these books by employing modern conservation techniques and supplies.
Compleat Angler Exhibit Materials
Documents, photographs, and other exhibit materials from the Compleat Angler.