Collection Development Policy for the Jaffe Center for Book Arts

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University Libraries is dedicated to the research, teaching and promotion of the book arts as contemporary art media. The center supports the instructional, research, and service activities of the university as well as the general public in this capacity, offering examples of and study in hand papermaking, letterpress printing, alternative print techniques, bookbinding and book structures and other book arts topics.The Jaffe Collection is the intellectual core of the Jaffe Center for Book Arts. The collection is an active one with an essential focus on artists’ books, fine bindings, and artist-driven limited edition books and broadsides. Related collecting interests include reference books and materials that support the many aspects of the book arts and the sub-collections housed at JCBA, which include the Rosa Trillo-Clough Archive of Italian Futurism, the Arthur J. Williams Pop-Up Book Collection and the archive of ISCA: the International Society of Copier Artists.

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