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Rare Book School
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University
New Haven, CT
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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. 

Lectures


Medieval & Early Renaissance Bookbinding Structures - Christopher Clarkson

Introduction to Archives for Special Collections Librarians - Jackie Dooley & Bill Landis

Advanced Seminar: Medieval Manuscript Studies - Barbara A. Shailor

Law Books: History & Connoisseurship - Mike Widener

For information on this year’s tuition, other related costs, and application, please visit the RBS website.

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In 2013, Rare Book School will offer courses at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (June and August), the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library, and Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University in New Haven (June), the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (July), and at the Smithsonian Institution and Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC (October and November).