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Rare Book School
University of Virginia
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
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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


Book Illustration Processes to 1900 - Terry Belanger

Introduction to Paleography, 800–1500 - Consuelo Dutschke

The Printed Book in the West Since 1800 - Eric Holzenberg

Rare Book Cataloging - Deborah J. Leslie

Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books - Joel Silver

Advanced Seminar in the History of Bookbinding - Jan Storm van Leeuwen

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).