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.
The Printed Book in the West to 1800 - Martin Antonetti
Born-Digital Materials: Theory & Practice - Matthew Kirschenbaum & Naomi Nelson
The History of 19th- & 20th-Century Typography & Printing - John Kristensen & Katherine McCanless Ruffin
Teaching the History of the Book - Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
Scholarly Editing: Principles & Practice - David Vander Meulen
For information on this year’s tuition, other related costs, and application, please visit the RBS website.
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).