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Professional Development Programs in Information Studies

California Rare Book School

California Rare Book School is a continuing education program dedicated to providing the knowledge and skills required by professionals working in all aspects of the rare book community, and for students interested in entering the field. Founded in 2005, CalRBS is a project of the Department of Information Studies at the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies. CalRBS is supported by an informal consortium of many of the academic and research libraries and antiquarian booksellers of Southern California. CalRBS offers week-long courses covering a broad range of topics. Students at CalRBS benefit from an expert faculty and the wealth of special collections of rare books, manuscripts and archival materials in the Los Angeles area.
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Ramesh Srinivasan, UCLA Professor of Information Studies and Digital Media Arts

Senior Fellows Program

The Senior Fellows is a professional development program for senior level academic librarians. The program offers a unique combination of management perspectives, strategic thinking, and practical and theoretical approaches to the issues confronting academic institutions and their libraries.
Professor Johanna Drucker
Professor Johanna Drucker

Post Master’s Certificate of Specialization in Information Studies

The Post Master’s Certificate of Specialization adds focused, state-of-the-art professional and research skills to the foundation of a prior master’s degree.