New RBM editor named
ACRL Content Strategist
For Immediate Release
July 22, 2008
CHICAGO - The Association of
College and Research Libraries (ACRL), has named Beth Whittaker editor of RBM:
A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM).
Whittaker served on the RBM editorial board from 2006-2008 and brings in-depth knowledge of the world of rare books and manuscripts to the bi-annual publication. Her three-year appointment as editor begins immediately.
“In addition to her excellent credentials and strong references, the search committee was especially impressed with Beth’s enthusiasm, commitment, grasp of issues facing special collections and interest in reaching out to new constituencies,” said ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee Chair Daren Callahan.
Head of Special Collections
Whittaker earned her MLIS
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