The Palmer School of Library and Information Science
Long Island University
Manhattan Location at New York University's Bobst Library

Dr. Stam coordinates a concentration in Rare Book and Special Collections for the Palmer School as part of a masters program in Library and Information Science.  All courses for the concentration are available at Bobst Library of New York University in Manhattan.  In fact, all courses for the M.S. in L.I.S. program are available in Manhattan at the Bobst site.
The Rare Book and Special Collections concentration prepares students for careers in libraries, historical societies, museums, and the book trade.  Specialists work as curators, researchers, dealers, exhibition planners, scholars, and administrators of collections.
New York City  is an acknowledged center of rare book and special collections activity located in public and institutional collections, clubs, auction houses, and universities.  The Palmer School concentration introduces students to this wealth of resources and incorporates into its formal program ample opportunity for contact with the city's bibliophilic community.
Palmer School students may take courses, with permission, for credit toward their M.S. in L.I.S. degree at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia ( Consult with Dr. Stam for details.

Contact Information for the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at the
Manhattan Location:

Email Deirdre Stam (
Deirdre Stam's office hours are 1 1/2 hours before class or by appointment.
Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Manhattan Location, Bobst Library - Room 707
New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, New York 10012
Telephone: 212-998-2681, FAX: 212-995-4072
Palmer School in Manhattan Program Web Page (

Contact Information for the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at the
Main Campus of Long Island University:

Email the Palmer School (
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, New York 11548
Telephone: 516-299-2866, FAX: 516-299-4168
General Palmer School Web Page (

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The illustration above represents work by students in the course on Artists' Books in the Library.
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