Dr Attar's Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections makes book of the week

Thursday 16 June 2016

Dr Karen Attar’s (Senate House Library’s - SHL - curator of rare books and university art) edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, was named ‘book of the week’ by Against the Grain. The US-based journal and website, which carries news about libraries, publishers, book jobbers and subscription agents, acknowledges that consulting the Directory is an ‘essential first step in a research project.’