HBCU Library Alliance HBCU Library Alliance

“We serve the unique and indispensable role as gatekeepers for history, culture and the African-American experience...”


 

Mission

The HBCU Library Alliance works to transform and strengthen its membership by developing leaders, preserving collections and planning for the future.

 

Vision

Transforming for Tomorrow while Preserving the Past.

 

About Us

The HBCU Library Alliance is a consortium that supports the collaboration of information professionals dedicated to providing an array of resources designed to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities and their constituents.
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Library Leadership: Deans & Directors

Need a contact? Find out who the deans & directors are of libraries at Historically Black College and Universities and additional information about these institutions.

 

 

Thanks to 8th Membership Meeting sponsors!


Vibranium
North Carolina Central University School of Law


Platinum
Emerald Publishing Group

 

Gold

Association of Research Libraries

Silver

OCLC

 

Bronze

LYRASIS




LYRASIS
Group photo of Membership Meeting attendees, Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library (GA)

 

 

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2019 HBCU Library Alliance Summer Internship Highlights

- Student Feature- Stephon Boykin, '20
- Summer intern project highlights the Library of Congress holdings of
The Negro Travelers’ Green Books: Published August 23, 2019 by the Library of Congress
- Stephon Boykin, Claflin University (SC)
- Still Stunning After All These Years – Layla Huff, Morgan State University (MD)


 

HBCU Library Alliance 2019 Summer Internship Program

The Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, in partnership with the HBCU Library Alliance, has received a second round of funding to coordinate six fully-funded, eight-week summer internships in library and archives preservation in 2019 at six nationally recognized library preservation/conservation laboratories.

Read more about the interns...

 

 

Stephon BoykinLibrary of Congress/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2019 Intern Program

The Library of Congress has contracted with the HBCU Library Alliance to coordinate one fully-funded eight-week 2019 summer internship in library conservation and preservation. This is the second summer contract with the Library of Congress for an intern to work and gain exposure at the largest library in the world. 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. Stephon Boykin, Claflin University (SC), has accepted the placement.

 

 

HBCU Library Alliance 2018 Conservation Intern Program

The Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, in partnership with the HBCU Library Alliance, received funding to coordinate five fully-funded, eight-week summer internships in library and archives preservation during 2018, at five nationally-recognized library preservation/conservation laboratories. Winterthur’s Melissa Tedone, Ph.D, Associate Conservator for Books and Libraries, is Primary Investigator for this project.
 
Thanks to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the University of Delaware College of Arts and Science, the Department of Art Conservation at the University of Delaware, and the Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library (DE) for funding this internship project. Thanks to Board member Debbie Hess Norris, University of Delaware, for securing this funding.

Read more about the interns...

 

 

Miranda ClintonLibrary 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.

 

 

HBCU Library Alliance Preservation Internship Program
Progress Report – June 22, 2018

Read this AMAZING first progress report from HBCU Library Alliance Preservation Internship Program primary investigator Melissa Tedone. Kudos to Board member Debbie Hess Norris, University of Delaware, primary investigator Melissa Tedone, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (DE), Board Steering Committee Member Tasha Lucas Youmans, Bethune-Cookman University (FL) and all who collaborated on this very important initiative.

 

Click here to read the report.

 

Harvard Library Leadership Institute, Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, MA April 12-13, 2018

HBCU Library Alliance colleagues participated in the April 12-13 Harvard Library Leadership Institute in Cambridge, MA. The Leadership Institute was followed by the Radcliffe Workshop on Technology and Archival Processing program “A More Complete Record: The Case for Archival Partnerships.” HBCU Library Alliance Board Chair Monika Rhue presented at both sessions.

View more photos from the sessions.