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.
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.
Paula Mae Carns, Associate Professor and Head of the Literatures and Languages Library, was invited to participate in the British Library’s International Library Leaders Programme.
Ayla Stein Kenfield, Repository Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a member of the D-CRAFT project team that was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grant. Continue reading