116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

A Tour of Western Libraries Special Collections

Session Chair: 
Sylvia Tag, Western Washington University
Session 1: Friday 1:30 pm – 3 pm
Wilson Library Special Collections (6th Floor)


  1. Michael Taylor, Western Washington University
    Michael Taylor is Special Collections Librarian at Western Washington University. His responsibilities include developing the library’s collections of rare books, curating exhibitions, and offering instruction in the use of primary sources. Following the conference theme, attendees will be introduced to the current exhibit To the Mountaintop: A Social History of Mountaineering, learning how mountains have historically been a stage for the performance of social and cultural roles.
  2. Sylvia Tag, Western Washington University
    Sylvia Tag is a librarian and associate professor at Western Washington University. The focus of her research and library practice includes emerging academic literacies in higher education and early twentieth century children's literature. Professor Tag will introduce participants to WWU Heritage Resources, current exhibit To the Mountaintop: A Social History of Mountaineering, and the children’s literature collection.
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