The 2019 conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) took a broad look at climate change and special collections. Topics covered included climatological shifts, the environmental impacts of collecting and maintaining collections, and the roles archives have played in researching and documenting climate change. This conference succeeded in advancing crucial conversations about anthropogenic climate change and special collections, including strategies for mitigation, responding to climate disasters, and ensuring long-term availability of library materials.
"Review of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section 2019 Conference,"
Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies: Vol. 6
, Article 26.
Available at: https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol6/iss1/26