California Rare Book School 2019 Course Schedule

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End: August 23, 2019
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California Rare Book School is a continuing education program dedicated to providing the knowledge and skills required by professionals working in all aspects of the rare book community, and for students interested in entering the field. Founded in 2005, CalRBS is a project of the Department of Information Studies at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. CalRBS is supported by an informal consortium of many of the academic and research libraries and antiquarian booksellers of Southern California.

There are 13 courses meeting in 3 cities, Los Angeles (UCLA), Berkeley (Bancroft Library), and San Francisco (California Historical Society).  Three of the courses are being offered for the first time: “Illustrated Scientific Books in Early Modern Europe” taught by  Daniela Bleichmar; “Social Media for Rare Books” taught by Snowden Becker; and “Introduction to Black Print Culture” taught by Gabrielle Dudley. Courses run from August 5-9 and August 12-16 at UCLA and August 19-23 at the Bancroft Library and the California Historical Society. 

For complete course descriptions and faculty bios, go to  The scholarship application deadline is June 7, 2019.