Sotomayor Publishes New Book, Olimpismo: The Olympic Movement in the Making of Latin America and the Caribbean

Dr. Antonio Sotomayor, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Library, has published his book Olimpismo: The Olympic Movement in the Making of Latin America and the Caribbean, featured in the Sport, Culture & Society series of the University of Arkansas Press.
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Jennifer Hain Teper Awarded 2020 Banks Harris Preservation Award

Jennifer Hain Teper is the recipient of the 2020 Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award. This award is given annually by the Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Sponsored by Preservation Technologies, L.P., the award consists of $1,500 and a citation. Hain Teper’s admirable leadership, service and dedication to the preservation profession embodies the qualities of the Banks Harris Award.

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Pinkney Awarded Grant from the Caxton Club of Chicago

MS/LIS student Annabel Pinkney has been awarded a grant from the Caxton Club, a not-for-profit organization devoted to the study and promotion of the book arts. The grant will support her project, “Advanced Studies of the Book Structure,” in which Pinkney is creating a portfolio of at least ten book repair treatments of varying difficulty.

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