Pedagogical Strategies for Special Collections

Edward J. Valauskas

Abstract


Rare books are powerful and important objects. They stimulate their users to investigate their significance, placing these works in a larger historical context. Too often, these books, because of their value and scarcity, are isolated, restricted in access to those with verifiable qualifications and status. For the public at large, rare books remain caged, stored in unique environments, put on view only in guarded and secure exhibits, tended by trained guardians.

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ISSN: 2083-0599 (online); 2082-6923 (print)