Rare Books and Special Collections welcome requests for class visits to the RBSC seminar room. Through a visit to RBSC and an experience with collections-based learning and research your students will:
We will do our best to accommodate your preferred date and time, but we recommend booking at least one month prior to the visit in order to ensure classroom availability and enough preparation time for our staff. To book a day and time for your class visit, please complete our Instructional Support Request Form.
If your preferred date and time is not available, we may be able to accommodate your request by visiting your classroom, or offering an online class. Please do submit your request as early as possible to ensure we have time to prepare, regardless of format/location.
RBSC librarians and archivists are available to host classes, providing an introduction to our collections and tips for the safe handling of materials. We are also available to suggest resources that will help support the educational goal of a single lecture or an entire course.
When considering a class visit to RBSC, please keep in mind:
When students arrive, they should expect to follow these class visit guidelines:
|Can provide instruction on...
|Krisztina Laszlo, Archivist
|Introduction to RBSC and special collections; using primary sources / archives for research; the organization of archives
|Claire Malek, Archivist
|Introduction to RBSC and special collections; using natural resource-related primary sources / archives for research; the organization of archives
Chelsea Shriver, Librarian
|Introduction to RBSC and special collections; using primary sources / archives for research; the organization of archives; book history