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Isabella Baltar of Preservation Services Awarded Libraries' Innovation and Program Enrichment Grant

How does one best care and preserve books and archival materials so that they remain intact for the future?   A member of the Preservation Services Department at the University Libraries at UNC Greensboro is about to share her knowledge in some new ways.

Isabella Baltar of Preservation Services has been awarded the Innovation and Program Enrichment grant from the University Libraries for this year.  A native of Brazil, Baltar worked at the renowned Etherington Conservation Services and worked directly with Don Etherington as an apprentice before coming to the University Libraries.

The goal for her project is to create a series of five (5) short films about the care and preservation of libraries and archives materials, in three different languages, English, Spanish and Portuguese, making important basic knowledge in this area accessible through the Internet. Each short film (2-3 minutes each) will cover practical guidelines and demonstrate techniques on a specific conservation topic M…