Senate House Library and the London Rare Books School

by Karen Attar, SHL

Karen Attar selects a book from among the many treasures found in the Special Collections in Senate House Library, and reveals its interest for a number of London Rare Books School courses

An Interview with Simon Eliot, the Founding Director of the London Rare Books School

Interviewed by Andrew Nash

"From the very start LRBS was very keen to give its students access to experts, which was not difficult because we needed to immerse students in manuscript and printed materials, and who better to help explain them than the archivists and librarians who were responsible for them?"

An Interview with Karen Attar, SHL Curator of Rare Books

by Karen Attar, SHL

"No matter what course they are studying, students on the London Rare Books School benefit from opportunities to work with rare books and manuscripts, along with all kinds of book-related objects, from writing utensils to printing machines"

Previous LRBS blogs  


The London Rare Book School 2019: a student-invigilator perspective.

by Gillian Neale

Plus ca Change Book Reviews and the Woman Writer

by Anne Welsh

The London Rare Books School 2018: A Library Viewpoint

by Karen Attar

The Queer Book

by Aislinn Kelly

European Bookbinding

by Kelsey Champagne