History of book collecting, history of the book, and history of the antiquarian book trade.
J.D., Whittier College, 1977
M.L.S., Indiana University, 1986
Joel Silver spearheaded the development of the special collections specialization at SLIS. He advises students and assists in course scheduling in this area. Mr. Silver has taught courses in SLIS on rare books librarianship, descriptive bibliography, and history of the book.