Date(s) - Jun 15 2023
9:30 am - 10:30 am
June 15, 2023 at 9:30am eastern standard time
Barbara Lilley, Library Development Specialist II, is currently the Program Officer for the New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials at the New York State Library which provides over $2 million in grants for the preservation of mainly paper based materials. She also provides consultant services regarding preservation throughout the state. She is also the State Aid Coordinator for approximately $90 million instate aid to libraries and library systems. Previously she was the Head of the Preservation Reformatting Department, Preservation Division for Columbia University Libraries, and Project Coordinator for the Foundations of Western Civilization Preservation Project, an NEH funded project, also at Columbia University. Barbara has also worked at Northwestern University Library in Evanston Illinois as a Preservation Librarian, and she began her career in preservation as a Mellon Foundation Preservation Intern at Columbia University. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts and School of Library and Information Studies.