IS 590BP The Book as Physical Object
Examines all the physical aspects of books and how these inform us of the books' manufacture and place in a scholarly world. Covers all aspects of book production, from the earliest books to computers, and concentrates on their physical aspects. The course will look at all kinds of manifestations and features of codices that will useful in cataloging and bibliographical description, in reading scholarly bibliographies, in deciphering booksellers' catalogs, and in describing copy-specific information for finding aids.
IS590BPMon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pmLibrary ARRMon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri, 9:00 am - 11:50 amLibrary ARROn-CampusCLASS MEETS in the Main Library, Rare Book Room 346 located at 1408 W. Gregory Drive in Urbana, Illinois.
- Sidney Berger
- 1 weeks
- Credit hours