Cataloging: U Miami Special Collections

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Posts by Allison Jai O'Dell, Special Collections Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, and Adolfo Barandiaran, Metadata Assistant for the Cuban Heritage Collection. We feature books, prints, zines, photos, and archives from our collections and around Miami

Join me at the U.Miami Libraries Banned Books Read Out!
Map to the Richter Library

Join me at the U.Miami Libraries Banned Books Read Out!

Map to the Richter Library

— 1 week ago with 3 notes
#umiami  #miami  #bannedbooks 
Watch me catalog the Ruth Shack donation of handmade prints and artists’ books: https://delicious.com/a.odell/Shack

Watch me catalog the Ruth Shack donation of handmade prints and artists’ books: https://delicious.com/a.odell/Shack

— 2 weeks ago
#artists' books  #printmaking  #lithographs  #etching  #Miami 
"Paper" : an installation by Luan Nel at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet
Accompanying prints now at U.Miami Special Collections thanks to a generous donation by the ever-fabulous Ruth Shack.
Catalog Record

"Paper" : an installation by Luan Nel at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet

Accompanying prints now at U.Miami Special Collections thanks to a generous donation by the ever-fabulous Ruth Shack.

Catalog Record

— 2 weeks ago with 2 notes
#Nel Luan  #Art  #paper art  #mark coetzee 
Multilingual Bookbinding and Conservation Dictionary →

The best news all week!  The Multilingual Bookbinding and Conservation Dictionary is now a wiki.  

— 1 month ago with 7 notes
#bookbinding  #book art  #bibliography  #cataloging  #tumblarians 
Special Collections Cataloging Finds →

I have a subject guide!  Browse all the cool stuff in U.Miami special collections

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#special collections  #tumblarians  #libraries  #rare books  #miami 
From a handmade book on ancient Egypt by second grade students. That camel looks exceedingly delighted by life.
[Catalog Record] - U.Miami Special Collections

From a handmade book on ancient Egypt by second grade students. That camel looks exceedingly delighted by life.

[Catalog Record] - U.Miami Special Collections

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
#book art  #art in schools  #ancient egypt 
All the squees!  Now at U.Miami Special Collections:
Tiller: a bimonthly devoted to the arts and crafts movement
Edited by Robert Edwards and printed by Henry Morris.
[Catalog Record]

All the squees!  Now at U.Miami Special Collections:

Tiller: a bimonthly devoted to the arts and crafts movement

Edited by Robert Edwards and printed by Henry Morris.

[Catalog Record]

— 1 month ago
#arts and crafts  #book art  #fine press  #private press 
Handmade book by first grade students at W.J. Bryan Elementary in North Miami. The setting is Outer Space.
At U.Miami Special Collections
[Catalog Record]

Handmade book by first grade students at W.J. Bryan Elementary in North Miami. The setting is Outer Space.

At U.Miami Special Collections

[Catalog Record]

— 1 month ago with 1 note
#book art  #artists' books  #art in schools 

Arthur Jaffe and the jaffecenterforbookarts being awesome, as usual.

— 1 month ago
#Jaffe Center for Book Arts  #book art  #artists' books 
I’M IN MIAMI BITCH!  
The fabuloso photobook by the awesome Andrew Kaufman is now available at U.Miami Special Collections.
[Catalog Record]

I’M IN MIAMI BITCH!  

The fabuloso photobook by the awesome Andrew Kaufman is now available at U.Miami Special Collections.

[Catalog Record]

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
#miami  #street art  #Wynwood  #graffiti 
Big Magazine →

Loving, loving the photography and social commentary in Big Magazine.

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
I want this for my bedtime reading. 
Other People’s Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell
[catalog record] U.Miami Special Collections

I want this for my bedtime reading. 

Other People’s Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell

[catalog record] U.Miami Special Collections

— 1 month ago with 1 note
#special collections  #rare books  #provenance  #bibliophile  #book lover 
New acquisition!  The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service …off to cataloging. Should be ready for reading soon, kids!

New acquisition!  The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service …off to cataloging. Should be ready for reading soon, kids!

— 1 month ago with 4 notes
#black panthers  #special collections 
I am *loving* the illustrations by Andrew Hudson for The Hurtless Trees.
[catalog record]  University of Miami Special Collections

I am *loving* the illustrations by Andrew Hudson for The Hurtless Trees.

[catalog record]  University of Miami Special Collections

— 1 month ago
#Andrew Hudson  #drawing  #the movement  #special collections 
Steve says it’s like Party City circa 1908.
COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Ball and Cotillon Articles Decorations
On the U.Miami Libraries Blog

Steve says it’s like Party City circa 1908.

COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Ball and Cotillon Articles Decorations

On the U.Miami Libraries Blog

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
#tumblarians  #vintage  #cotillion  #rare books  #special collections