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Erin Blake became Head of Collection Information Services at the Folger Shakespeare Library in 2014, after 14 years as the Folger's Curator of Art & Special Collections. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from Stanford University, and is a faculty member of Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where she teaches “Introduction to the History of Printed Book Illustration in the West” every other year or so. She is known in the library community for having led the editorial team writing ''[http://rbms.info/dcrm/dcrmg/ Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics)]'', which was published in 2013 by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries in collaboration with the Library of Congress.
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Erin Blake is currently the Senior Cataloger responsible for art and manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She first came to the Folger in 2000, as Curator of Art and Special Collections. In 2014, she became the Folger’s Head of Collection Information Services. After a four-year tour of duty in senior management, she happily returned to working hands-on with the collection in 2018. Outside the Folger, Erin served as chief editor of the national standard for art cataloging in libraries, ''Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics)'', and remains an active member of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. She holds a Ph.D. in art history from Stanford, and has written and lectured widely on issues related to book illustration.
  
 
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Erin Blake is currently the Senior Cataloger responsible for art and manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She first came to the Folger in 2000, as Curator of Art and Special Collections. In 2014, she became the Folger’s Head of Collection Information Services. After a four-year tour of duty in senior management, she happily returned to working hands-on with the collection in 2018. Outside the Folger, Erin served as chief editor of the national standard for art cataloging in libraries, Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics), and remains an active member of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. She holds a Ph.D. in art history from Stanford, and has written and lectured widely on issues related to book illustration.