University of Oregon


Rare Books Curator and Public Services Librarian

Associate Professor

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Preferred name: Bruce

Knight Library

Special Collections & University Archives


211 Knight Library

Mailing address:

Professional Expertise:
Rare books, German and Scandinavian language and literature, music

Subject Areas:
German & Scandinavian Studies

German (Fluent Written)
French (Basic Written)
Swedish (Basic Written)
Icelandic (Basic Written)
Spanish (Basic Written)
Portuguese (Basic Written)

Bruce Tabb is the Rare Books Curator and Public Services Librarian.  Bruce oversees research activities in the Special Collections and Univeristy Archives Paulson Reading room, is curator for Special Collections and University Archives book collections, and selects German and Scandinavian materials for the University of Oregon Libaries.  He holds undergraduate degress in Scanidinavian studies from the Univesity of Oregon, German from the Universität Heidelberg, and music from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.  He holds master degrees in Germanic philology from the University of Minnesota, music from Yale University, and libary science from Southern Connecticut University. 


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