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Rare Book School
Folger Shakespeare Library
Washington, DC
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Intended for library catalogers who have mastered the basics of cataloging rare printed monographs according to Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), or its predecessor Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books, and wish to solidify their expertise and receive specialized guidance in applying them.

Rare Book School (RBS) was founded in 1983. It provides continuing-education opportunities for students from all disciplines and levels to study the history of written, printed, and born-digital materials with leading scholars and professionals in the field.