Rare Books and Special Collections Group

The Rare Books and Special Collections Group unites librarians responsible for collections of rare books, manuscripts and special materials, with other interested individuals. The group promotes the study and exploitation of rare books, encourages awareness of preservation, conservation and digitisation issues, and fosters training opportunities related to the maintenance, display and use of collections.

Latest News & Blogs

  • RBSCG Conference 2017

    21 December 2016

    Next year's conference is entitled Collections at Risk and will cover conservation, preservation, theft and vandalism as well as the contentious issues of the sale and disposal of library and other heritage collections.

  • RBSCG seeks a new treasurer!

    11 December 2016

    The Rare Books and Special Collections Group seek a treasurer to join the committee from February 2017. There will be a handover period with the current treasurer.

    See below for information on the role and how to apply. 

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