Daryl Green (FSA FSAScott)

Head of Special Collections, Deputy Head of the Centre for Research Collections

Contact details

Address

Street

University of Edinburgh Main Library
30 George Square

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9LJ

Background

Daryl has worked professionally with manuscripts and early printed books for over a decade at York Minster Library, the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), the University of St Andrews, and Oxford. He has taught book history and descriptive bibliography at all levels, including masterclasses. His expertise is in the materiality of late medieval manuscripts and early printed books, including bindings, provenance, provincial printing, and the slow and disjointed transition of manuscript culture to the printed book markets. Daryl has curated and co-curated several exhibitions and workshops ranging in topics from the history of science to fine-press printing.

Qualifications

  • M.S. in Library and Information Science, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA)
  • M.A. in Medieval Studies, UNIVERSITY OF YORK (York, England)
  • B.A. English Literature,  KENT STATE UNIVERSITY (Kent, OH, USA)

Responsibilities & affiliations

  • Secretary, IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Standing Committee member (2015-present)
    • Chair (2021-present)
    • Secretary (2019-2021)
    • Information co-ordinator (2016-2018)
  • UNESCO, Memory of the World Register Sub-Committee member (January 2018-present)

  • Co-Convenor, RLUK Special Collections and Heritage Network (March 2021-present)

  • Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (2020-present)

  • Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (2020-present)

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