Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Latest issue of Australian Library Journal

Keep an eye out for the latest issue of Australian Library Journal (May 2009) - it has a focus on cultural heritage:

Vanishing collections: special issue on cultural heritage

Table of contents:

* Movable heritage in libraries: an introduction to heritage and what it means for managing library collections (Meg Quinlisk)

* An audible voice of the past: the rare printed collections of the State Library of New South Wales (Maggie Patton)

* Collecting against the tide: building a new collection of rare books in the digital age (Megan Martin)

* An enduring presence: special collections of the Barr Smith Library at the University of Adelaide (Cheryl Hoskin)

* Heritage book collections in Australian libraries: what are they, where are they and why should we care? (Matthew Stephens)

Guest editor: Matthew Stephens

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