Fifty books from fifty years

Virtual exhibition

All items included are from the Rare Books Collection, Monash University Library

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Gould, John, The Birds of Australia, 1848.

Fifty books from fifty years
Celebrating a half century of collecting

This is an exhibition of fifty books chosen by Monash academics and researchers. It demonstrates the importance of the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection in the research community. The fifty participants have chosen items they have consulted in the course of their work. The result is a fascinating variety of books, many of which have never been displayed.

Exhibition opening: Opening address given by Professor Adam Shoemaker, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Monash University.
Curator: Richard Overell, Rare Books Librarian.
When: The exhibition will run until 5 September 2008.
Where: Level 1, ISB wing, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Clayton campus.