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Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials

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Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials

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Description

Preservation of historical documents and library related materials is a growing problem in all library types and institutions. Fortunately, editors Carol Smallwood and Elaine Williams have pulled together the wisdom of practicing professionals to elucidate how to cope with the many problems that arise when preserving, managing, and digitizing important collections.

ISBN

9780810883581

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Scarecrow Press

City

Lanham, MD

Disciplines

Archival Science | Collection Development and Management | Library and Information Science

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Nancy Richey is an Associate Professor and the Visual Resources Librarian for the Department of Library Special Collections at WKU. A native of Mt. Hermon, Kentucky, Richey has been a faculty member at WKU since July 2008. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and WKU where she received degrees in Information Science and Southern History. Richey has served on various historical boards, including Janice Holt Giles Society, Morrison Park Camp Meeting Site Restoration Board and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She loves local history and notes that it is not “national history writ small” but that the stories others may have thought “too small” to tell can also be saved in this way.

Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials

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