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IS 583 BPO - Adv Topics in Book History - Book as a Physical Object

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the field of Book History, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 2 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same or separate semesters to a maximum of 16 hours, if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

Examines all the PHYSICAL aspects of books and how these inform us of the books' manufacture and place in a scholarly world. Covers all aspects of book production, from the earliest books to computers, and concentrates on their physical aspects. The course will look at all kinds of manifestations and features of codices that will useful in cataloging and bibliographical description, in reading scholarly bibliographies, in deciphering booksellers' catalogs, and in describing copy-specific information for finding aids. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall


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