RBMS20 blog temporarily suspended as of 19 March, 2020. This post provides suggested links for further updates.read more
Participant-driven sessions are sessions in which the audience is able to participate and shape the discussion in 90 minutes. Some of the conversations are accompanied by hands-on activities.
This year’s sessions are all connected to the conference theme and…read more
Welcome, from the Papers Subcommittee!
We have selected seven thoughtful and engaging panel presentations that will illuminate this year’s conference theme of Power, Resistance, and Leadership. Through lightning talks, paper, and panel presentations, your colleagues will explore biases and subjectivity in cataloging and metadata work, partnerships with students and the community, and stewardship of donor relationships. The presenters will introduce you to pedagogical practices focused on materiality, outreach stories of marginalized communities, and welcoming spaces for users.read more
Hello, RBMS friends, and welcome to Local Arrangements’ second blog post, in which we tell you a bit more about how to get to Bloomington and where you might be staying.read more
As RBMS20 Conference co-chairs, we are thrilled to kick off the RBMS20 Conference blog. Early planning led to some big ideas We’ve both been involved with RBMS for over a decade and find the conference stimulating and inspiring. Year after year, though, we keep wanting to more deeply explore questions about leadership and power dynamics.read more
The RBMS20 Local Arrangements Committee is excited to welcome our friends and colleagues to beautiful Bloomington, Indiana this June! We hope you’ll agree that our town is as weird, curious, and charming as we do and will find plenty to see, eat, and explore while you are here. This post explores tours and other bookish events…read more
With registration now open, the RBMS Workshops Committee is thrilled to invite you to sign up for one of the workshops that will be available this year in Bloomington, Indiana. This year, you can 1) polish your resume and learn from RBMS pros across numerous fields, 2) make an artist’s book in Wells Library’s mini makerspace, 3) catalog artists’ books, or 4) examine underground printing and zines and print a keepsake! Learn more…read more