Sunday, June 15, 2008


At the University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign:

Courses that may be applied to the Certificate in Special Collections

LIS 581 Administration and Use of Archival Materials (On campus and LEEP sections)
LIS 582 Preserving Information Resources (Full semester on campus)
LIS 490BA Book Arts (8-weeks on campus)
LIS 590HB History of the Book (Full semester on campus)
LIS 590PC Preservation and Conservation for Collections Care (Full semester on campus)
LIS 590RBL Rare Book and Special Collections Librarianship (8-week LEEP section)

Detailed course descriptions here.

Book Arts Workshops

History and Identification of Historic Photographic and Illustrative Materials
July 14, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Hain Teper

Working with Leather: Exposed Sewn Binding
August 2 and 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Bea Nettles

Basic Stitching
October 4, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Bea Nettles

For more information and to register, please go here.

Second Life/Virtual World Courses

Several Second Life courses will be offered this summer. Course offerings and schedule TBD. Please check this link for information.

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