A department of the library system housed in the General Library Building containing rare books, manuscripts, the Wills Collection of Fugitive/Agrarian materials, the Vanderbilt University Archives, and the Vanderbilt Photo Archives.
Collections constituting materials of artifactual and particular research value. They are organized and housed by format, such as Rare Books, Manuscripts, University Archives, Visual Materials, Numismatics, and Papyrology. All are part of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.
Special Collections includes oral histories, rare books, manuscripts and the university archives. The collection is located on the 10th floor. Special Collections is available from 9:00 - 5:00 Monday through Friday.
Books that are kept under lock and key due to fragile condition, age, or value and may be used only under supervision within the library.
Part of Wageningen UR Library that administers the international collections of rare and old books, journals and nursery catalogues, as well as botanical and zoological illustrations, manuscripts, prints, photographs
Lists of eBooks created by netLibrary's collection librarians. These collections are organized by audience (Academic, Corporate, Special/Promotional) and arranged by subject.
Located on the second floor of the south building of Tutt Library, special collections holds rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and the College archives. See the Special Collections web page for much more information.
Department that houses the Library's rare books and manuscripts, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials. Located on the 1st floor of Shields Library.
Rare or unique materials held by a library or historical repository.
Location of rare books, manuscript collections, University Archives and collections of historical maps and photographs.
A location that houses rare and unique materials that cannot be used outside of the library. Access to Special Collections is through Digital Collections and Archives, which is located on level G of Tisch Library.
Many libraries have materials which are not placed in the public stacks. These may be old, rare, or expensive. They may also be materials of a local or regional nature, or written by local authors. These materials may be available to the public, but usually special arrangements must be made in advance to view them.
Division of the Library on the third floor which contains any Library material that is not shelved in the open stack areas of the general collection.
A collection of primary materials on a specific subject. These materials are usually unique or rare, and require supervision in their use. (Unit 3 What All Libraries Have)
area of the library where old and valuable books, historical collections, and university materials are kept under special conditions.
Special collections are collections of library materials separated from the general collection because they are of a certain form, on a certain subject or geographical area, of a certain period, or rare, valuable or fragile.
a collection of protected materials, such as rare books. Usually access to and use of materials in special collections are restricted.
a collection of library materials separated from the general collection because of their rarity, monetary value, age, fragility, or research value.
Collections which are housed separately because of the nature or rarity of their materials. At the Worthington Scranton Campus Library, these are located in the Technical Processing room (L104) and labeled Archives.
The Gelman department that stores unique primary documents and rare scholarly materials.
Department located on Level 12 of the Library which has responsibility for managing and housing our collection of manuscripts and rare books in a secure and suitable environment.
Rare books and primary sources such as manuscript collections, archives, letters, and diaries are often housed separately from the general collections in a secure and suitable environment. Special Collections at the Libraries include collections focused on California water resources, theater history, early American schoolbooks, the history of women, and book arts. For a more complete listing of the Libraries' special collections, visit Special Collections on the web.
Library materials that are not part of the open stacks. Most of these are items other than normal books and periodicals, such as rare books, manuscripts, photographs and historical artifacts that require special care and attention. In the Lee Library the Special Collections area is on the north end of Level 1. Materials in Special Collections may be used only within that section of the library.
The section of the library that contains the University Archives, and collections such as Southern Appalachian history, Cherokee history, the Appalachian wilderness, and the behavior of spiders.
location of a special collection of materials, such as rare photographs or historical maps.
special collections is an area separate from the main library's collections that contains materials of a high worth for a variety of reasons such as uniqueness, rareness, or age. each library has their own special collections areas.
Special collections (often abbreviated to Spec. Coll. or S.C.) is the name applied to a repository, sometimes within a public or academic library, that houses rare or old materials including books, theses, incunabula, handwritten manuscripts, archives, photographs, audio-visual materials, and other documents.