Spring 2021



Above: CDH Postdoctoral Research Associate and Perkins Fellow, Sierra Eckert, leads a two-part workshop on Special Collections as Data. Below: During a bonus Cataloguing Roundtable, Cotsen Children’s Library Cataloger, Jeff Barton, streams live from the Scheide Library after an introduction to cataloguing from Jennifer Baxmeyer, Assistant University Librarian for Metadata Services.




Above: For the RBWG’s inaugural remote event, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, Kinohi Nishikawa, speaks to Why Black Bibliography Matters during a presentation of the Yale-Rutgers Black Bibliography Project (BBP) with Tim Thompson, Librarian for Applied Metadata Research at Yale. Below: Our second guest lecture of the spring features Assistant Professor of English at UPenn, Whitney Trettien, for a discussion of three experiments in Cutting and Pasting Digital Book History.


Fall 2019



Scheide Librarian, Paul Needham, and Curator of Rare Books, Eric White, present specimens of fifteenth-century printing in the context of “Gutenberg & After,” the Fall 2019 Milberg Gallery exhibition at PUL.



Special guest, Brian Cassidy, Bookseller, identifying twentieth-century duplicating technologies during a session evocatively titled, The Machines That Made Them.

Spring 2019


   Special guest and Ph.D. candidate in History, Julia Grummitt, shares her doctoral research during a session on Indigenous Studies and Book History.


Fall 2018




The RBWG in action Recovering Lost or Hidden Aspects of Book History during a session on Her Book guided by Public Services Librarian, Gabriel Swift, and Curator of Rare Books (and ad hoc photographer), Eric White.