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Library of Congress/HBCU Library Alliance Summer Intern Program

The Library of Congress has contracted with the HBCU Library Alliance to coordinate one fully-funded eight-week 2018 summer internship in library conservation and preservation.  Thanks to Board Member Deanna Marcum, Ithaka S+R (NY), for the connection to Library of Congress.  Jacob Nadal, Director of Preservation, will serve as site supervisor and mentor.  Miranda Clinton, North Carolina Central University, has accepted the placement.

Read more about Miranda…
Miranda ClintonMiranda is a junior majoring in history with a life-long passion for libraries. As a Work Study student in the James E. Shepard Memorial Library, Miranda in interested in library preservation and a career in library and information science. Miranda believes the Library of Congress internship will position her to fully embrace this career option. Founded in 1800, the Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution in the nation. As the largest library in the world and the main research arm of the U.S. Congress, the Library of Congress internship exposes Miranda to the more than 100 million items in virtually all subjects and a wealth of unparalleled library programs and services.
Congrats to Miranda Clinton!