Educational Programs | April 25, 2010

CA Rare Book School

In August 2010, California Rare Book School will offer 8 week-long courses
(M-F, for a total of 40 hours of instruction) on topics of interest to
librarians, archivists, booksellers, collectors, and students.

Week 1: 2-6 August 2010

Course: Book Illustration Processes to 1900
Faculty: Terry Belanger, Director Emeritus, Rare Book School, University of

Course: Descriptive Bibliography
Faculty: Bruce Whiteman, The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA

Course: Rare Book Cataloging
Faculty: Randal Brandt, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Course: Special Collections Librarianship: Operations & Administration
Faculty: Lynda Claassen, University of California San Diego and David
Zeidberg, Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens

Week 2: 9-13 August 2010

Course: Artists' Books: Collection Development and Assessment
Faculty: Johanna Drucker, The Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of
Bibliography, UCLA

Course: Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California
Faculty: Gary F. Kurutz, California State Library

Course: Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections
Faculty: Mark S. Roosa, Pepperdine University

Course: History of the Book, 200-1820
Faculty: Susan Allen, The Getty Research Institute

For more information about courses please visit

Admission to CalRBS is conducted on a rolling basis until the course is
full. Admission is determined by the instructor(s) of the course, based upon
the information provided in your application. Early application is
encouraged. Applications are available on the CalRBS website
<>. Note that starting in 2010,
CalRBS will no longer require a letter of recommendation to apply.

The tuition for each CalRBS 2010 course is $995. If a student takes a course
in week 1 and week 2, the tuition is $1,800 for both courses. For
information about travel to and accommodations in Los Angeles, please visit
our website <>.

California Rare Book School
254 GSEIS Building Box 951520
300 Charles E. Young Drive N.
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520

Phone 310-794-4138
Fax 310-206-4460

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