Previous Courses

2020

While we wished to offer all 14 courses we originally scheduled and meet in-person Summer of 2020; due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are pleased to announce that we successfully offered four courses in August, all remotely, on Zoom, without sacrificing quality.

Date Course Instructor Location
Week 1
August
3 – 7
English Paleography Vanessa Wilkie Virtual

Week 2

August
10 – 14

Better Teaching with Rare Materials: Critical Approaches Robert Montoya & Michaela Ullmann Virtual
History of Typography Paul Shaw Virtual
Week 3
August
17 – 21
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Melissa Conway Virtual

 

2019

Date Course Instructor Location

Week 1

August
5 – 9

UCLA Campus
GSE&IS

Descriptive Bibliography Gerald Cloud UCLA &
Clark Library
Illustrated Scientific Books in Early Modern Europe [NEW] Daniela Bleichmar UCLA
Better Teaching with Rare Materials Robert Montoya & Michaela Ullmann UCLA
History, Identification, and Preservation of Motion Picture/Video Materials Snowden Becker UCLA

Week 2

August
12 – 16

UCLA Campus
GSE&IS

Artists’ Books: Collection Development & Assessment Brad Freeman UCLA
Developing and Administering Ethnic & Cultural Heritage Resources Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty UCLA
Scientific & Secular Manuscripts Melissa Conway & Cynthia White UCLA
Social Media for Rare Books [Cancelled] Snowden Becker UCLA
History of the Book, 200-1820 Susan M. Allen & Daniel J. Slive UCLA

Week 3

August
19 – 23

San Francisco Berkeley

Books of the Far West – with an emphasis on California Gary Kurutz California Historical Society (CHS)
San Francisco
History, Identification, and Preservation of Photographic Materials Gawain Weaver Bancroft Library
UC Berkeley
Introduction to Black Print Culture [NEW] Gabrielle Dudley Bancroft Library
UC Berkeley
Rare Book Cataloging Randal S. Brandt Bancroft Library
UC Berkeley

 

2018

Date Course Instructor Location
July 30- August 3
UCLA Campus
GSE&IS
Texts, Maps, and Networks: Introduction to Digital Humanities (NEW) Catherine DeRose UCLA
Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Melissa Conway UCLA
Donors & Libraries (By Invitation Only) Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr. UCLA
Exhibiting Rare Books & Ephemera: Physically & Digitally Marianne Lamonaca UCLA
History, Identification, and Preservation of Motion Picture/Video Materials Snowden Becker UCLA
History of the African American Book, 1773-1973 Randall K. Burkett & Gabrielle Dudley UCLA
August
6-10
UCLA Campus
GSE&IS
Better Teaching with Rare Materials Michaela Ullmann & Robert Montoya UCLA
English Paleography (NEW) Vanessa Wilkie UCLA
History of the Book: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Jeffrey D. Groves UCLA
Introduction to Archives for Historians and Librarians Daniel Lewis UCLA
Library & Archives Preservation in the Digital Age Mark S. Roosa UCLA
Special Collections: History, Theory, and Practice Carrie Marsh & Laura Stalker UCLA
August
13-17
San Francisco Bay Area
Vertical Reading: The Contemporary Book in its Historical Context Peter Koch Bancroft LibraryUC Berkeley
History of the Book in East Asia Deborah Rudolph East Asia Starr Library
UC Berkeley
History of Typography Paul Shaw The Book Club of California
Rare Book Cataloging Randal Brandt Bancroft Library
UC Berkeley

 

2017

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
July 31-August 4, 2017 Artists’ Books: Collection Development Johanna Drucker UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31-August 4, 2017 Descriptive Bibliography Gerald Cloud UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31-August 4, 2017 Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Melissa Conway UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31-August 4, 2017 History of the Book, 200 AD – 1820 AD Susan M. Allen UCLA – GSE&IS
August 7-11, 2017 Developing & Administering African-American Resources Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty UCLA – GSE&IS
August 7-11, 2017 History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16th – 19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
August 7-11, 2017 The Renaissance Book, 1400-1650 Craig Kallendorf UCLA – GSE&IS
August 7-11, 2017 Secular & Scientific Manuscripts (NEW) Melissa Conway & Cynthia White UCLA – GSE&IS
August 14-18, 2017 Rare Book Cataloging Randal Brandt UC, Berkeley – Bancroft Library
August 14-18, 2017 History of Maps Julie Sweetkind Singer UC, Berkeley – Bancroft Library
August 14-18, 2017 History, Identification, & Preservation of Photographic Materials Gawain Weaver UC, Berkeley – Bancroft Library
August 14-18, 2017 Printing at the Margins: A History of Women Printers Kathleen Walkup The Book Club of California

 

2016

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 1-5, 2016 Special Collections Librarianship Carrie Marsh & Laura Stalker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 1-5, 2016 History of the Book: The Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries Jeffrey D. Groves UCLA – GSE&IS
August 1-5, 2016 Exhibiting Rare Books & Ephemera Marianne Lamonaca UCLA – GSE&IS
August 1-5, 2016 History, Identification & Preservation of Motion Picture Materials Snowden Becker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12, 2016 Introduction to Archives for Historians & Librarians Daniel Lewis UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12, 2016 Donors & Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr. UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12, 2016 Better Teaching with Rare Materials (NEW) Robert Montoya & Michaela Ullmann UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12, 2016 History of the African American Book, 1773-1973 (NEW) Randall K. Burkett & Gabrielle Dudley UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12, 2016 History of Typography Paul Shaw UCLA – GSE&IS
Aug. 15-19, 2016 Rare Book Cataloging Randal Brandt UC, Berkeley – Bancroft Library
Aug. 15-19, 2016 History of the Book in the West Gary Kurutz SF – California Historical Society
Aug. 15-19, 2016 History of the Book in East Asia Deborah Rudolph UC, Berkeley –Starr East Asian Library
Aug. 15-19, 2016 The Book as a Work of Art: The Contemporary Book in Its Historical Context (NEW) Peter Koch UC, Berkeley – Bancroft Library
Aug. 15-19, 2016 Scholars’ Studio: (NEW) Kathleen Walkup Oakland – Mills College

 

2015

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
November 2-6 2015 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary Kurutz California Historical Society
November 2-6 2015 History, Identification, and Preservation of Photographic Materials Gawain Weaver UC Berkeley–Bancroft Library
November 2-6 2015 History of Cartography/Maps Julie Sweetkind Singer UC Berkeley–Bancroft Library
November 2-6 2015 Descriptive Bibliography Gerald Cloud The Book Club of California
August 3-7 2015 Born Digital/Digital Collections Stephen Davison UCLA – GSE&IS
August 3-7 2015 Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Melissa Conway UCLA – GSE&IS
August 3-7 2015 Developing & Administering Collections of African American Resources Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty and Randall K. Burkett UCLA – GSE&IS
August 3-7 2015 History of the Book, 200-1820 Susan M. Allen UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2015 History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16th-19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2015 Artists’ Books: Collection Development and Assessment Johanna Drucker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2015 Library and Archives Preservation in the Digital Age Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2015 The Renaissance Book, 1400-1650 Craig Kallendorf UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2015 Exhibiting Rare Books and Ephemera Marianne Lamonaca UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2014

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
November 3-7 2014 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary Kurutz California Historical Society
August 4-8 2014 History of the Book: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Jeffrey D. Groves UCLA – GSE&IS
November 3-7 2014 History of the Book in East Asia Peter Zhou & Deborah Rudolph UC Berkeley-Starr East Asian Library
November 3-7 2014 History of Typography Paul Shaw UC Berkeley–Bancroft Library
August 4-8 2014 Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts Justine Andrews UCLA – GSE&IS
August 4-8 2014 Rare Book Cataloging Randal Brandt UCLA – GSE&IS
August 4-8 2014 Book Collecting for Private and Institutional Collections Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 11-15 2014 Descriptive Bibliography Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 11-15 2014 Introduction to Archives for Historians and Librarians Daniel Lewis UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2014 Donors and Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr. UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2014 Special Collections Librarianship: History, Theory, and Practice Laura Stalker & Carrie Marsh UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2014 History, Identification, and Preservation of Motion Picture/Video Materials Snowden Becker UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2013

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
November 4-8 2013 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary Kurutz California Historical Society
November 4-8 2013 History, Identification, and Preservation of Photographic Materials Gawain Weaver UC Berkeley–Bancroft Library
November 4-8 2013 History of Cartography/Maps Julie Sweetkind Singer UC Berkeley–Bancroft Library
August 12-16 2013 Artists’ Books: Collection Development and Assessment Johanna Drucker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 12-16 2013 Descriptive Bibliography Gerald Cloud UCLA – Clark Library
August 12-16 2013 History of the Book, 200-1820 Susan M. Allen UCLA – GSE&IS
August 12-16 2013 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 12-16 2013 History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16th-19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
August 5-9 2013 Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Melissa Conway & Lisa Fagin Davis UCLA – GSE&IS
August 5-9 2013 Rare Books for Scholars and Archivists Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 5-9 2013 Born Digital/Digital Collections Stephen Davison UCLA – GSE&IS
August 5-9 2013 The Renaissance Book, 1400-1650 Craig Kallendorf UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2012

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
November 5-9 2012 Donors and Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr. The Book Club of California
November 5-9 2012 Rare Book Cataloging Randal Brandt UC Berkeley – Bancroft Library
July 30- August 3 2012 Book Collecting for Private and Institutional Collections Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
July 30- August 3 2012 History, Identification, and Preservation of Photographic Materials Gawain Weaver UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30- August 3 2012 History of the Book: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Jeffrey D. Groves UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30- August 3 2012 Intellectual Property and Other Legal Issues for Rare Books and Manuscripts Maureen Whalen UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30- August 3 2012 Special Collections Librarianship: History, Theory, and Practice Laura Stalker & Carrie Marsh UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2012 History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16th-19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2012 Old Books for Young Children Ruth B. Bottigheimer UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2012 Technology of Electronic Records Jacob Nadal UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2012 “What’s Past is Prologue”: An Introduction to Archives for Historians and Librarians Daniel Lewis UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2011

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 1-5 2011 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 1-5 2011 Descriptive Bibliography Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 1-5 2011 History of the Book from the Old Babylonian to 1989 Ivy Trent UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12 2011 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12 2011 Artists’ Books: Collection Development and Assessment Johanna Drucker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 8-12 2011 History of the Book, 200-1820 Susan M. Allen UCLA – GSE&IS
October 17-21 2011 Rare Book Cataloging Randal S. Brandt UC Berkeley – Bancroft Library
October 17-21 2011 Donors and Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr. Berkeley and San Francisco

 

2010

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 9-13 2010 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 9-13 2010 History of the Book, 200-1820 Susan M. Allen UCLA – GSE&IS
August 9-13 2010 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
August 9-13 2010 Artists’ Books: Collection Development & Assessment Johanna Drucker UCLA – GSE&IS
August 2-6 2010 Descriptive Bibliography Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 2-6 2010 Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2009

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 10-14 2009 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 10-14 2009 Descriptive Bibliography Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 10-14 2009 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
August 3-7 2009 Special Collections Librarianship: Operations & Administration Lynda Claasen & David Zeidberg UCLA – GSE&IS
August 3-7 2009 Rare Book Cataloging Randal S. Brandt UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2008

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 11-15 2008 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2008 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2008 Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger UCLA – GSE&IS
August 11-15 2008 Book Collecting: History & Techniques Bruce Whiteman UCLA – Clark Library
August 4-8 2008 Special Collections Librarianship: Operations & Administration Lynda Claasen & David Zeidberg UCLA – GSE&IS
August 4-8 2008 History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16th-19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
August 4-8 2008 Donors & Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr UCLA – GSE&IS
August 4-8 2008 Descriptive Bibliography Carl Berkhout UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2007

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 6-10 2007 Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2007 Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections Mark S. Roosa UCLA – GSE&IS
August 6-10 2007 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30 – August 3 2007 The History of the Book in Latin America, 16th-19th Centuries Daniel J. Slive & David Szewczyk UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30 – August 3 2007 Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship Susan M. Allen & Lynda Claassen UCLA – GSE&IS
July 30 – August 3 2007 Descriptive Bibliography Carl Berkout UCLA – GSE&IS

 

2006

Dates Course Instructor(s) Location
August 7-11 2006 Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie UCLA – GSE&IS
August 7-11 2006 Books of the Far West, with an Emphasis on California Gary F. Kurutz UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31 – August 4 2006 Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship Susan M. Allen & Lynda Claassen UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31 – August 4 2006 Descriptive Bibliography Carl Berkhout UCLA – GSE&IS
July 31 – August 4 2006 Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger UCLA – GSE&IS

 

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