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Library of Congress/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2020 Intern Program


The Library of Congress has contracted with the HBCU Library Alliance to coordinate two virtual fully-funded eight-week 2020 summer internships in library conservation and preservation. This is the third summer contract with Library of Congress where interns gain exposure at the largest library in the world. Jacob Nadal, Director of Preservation, will serve as site supervisor and mentor. Sydnee Jackson, Southern University New Orleans and Beyonce Lundy, Benedict College (SC) have accepted these placements.

Congrats to Sydnee and Beyonce!

 
Sydnee JacksonSydnee Jackson, Southern University New Orleans (LA)
Library of Congress (DC)
Sydnee Jackson is a junior majoring in forensic science. Currently, she works in the Leonard S. Washington Memorial Library at Southern University New Orleans helping to preserve and restore historical African artifacts. She would like to put her forensic skills into action to study, and conserve a wide variety of historical artifacts during her internship.

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. The Library preserves and provides access to a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage intellectual and creative endeavors.


 
Beyonce LundyBeyonce Lundy, Benedict College (NC)
Library of Congress (DC)
Beyonce Lundy is a senior majoring in english with a minor in psychology. She aspires to become a librarian and has already completed 30 volunteer hours in the Access, Instruction, and Research Unit at the Benjamin F. Payton Learning Resources Center. Beyonce has always had a deep love for libraries and she knows how important it is to preserve and care for the literature that authors and researchers have dedicated their lives to creating. She is interested in increasing her cultural awareness and broadening her skills, knowledge, and experience while working towards becoming a librarian.

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. The Library preserves and provides access to a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage intellectual and creative endeavors.