Registration for the RBMS preconference, "In the Hurricane's Eye" is now available.
The 52nd Annual Preconference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tuesday June 21 - Friday June 24, 2011
Registration and housing are now open for the 52nd Annual RBMS Preconference!
The preconference will feature four plenary sessions exploring cultural stewardship, regional collecting, the value of special collections, and preservation and disaster recovery, as well as short papers, case studies, discussion sessions, and seminars on a variety of topics of interest to all of us who work with special collections. Three full-day workshops will also be offered on Tuesday, as well as our largest Booksellers’ Showcase ever, with 42 dealers, a Welcome Reception, and the traditional New Members Mixer. Please make sure you arrive in Baton early enough on Tuesday to take advantage of these exciting events!
Register early for best availability of events and hotel rooms. Register before May 18 and save $50 on the registration fee. Scholarships and events for first-time attendees are also available. Scholarship applications are due March 31. For full information please see the preconference Website at: http://www.rbms.info/conferences/preconferences/2011/.
You may register online or download, print, complete and fax or mail the PDF registration form with your payment information. Registrations received after May 18, 2011 will be subject to a $50 late fee. Registrations will be processed in the order received. A waiting list will be automatically created when the limit is reached.