CLIR Grant Announcement

We have exciting news to pass along. Washington University Libraries has received a $250,000 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources for the project titled Revealing Visual Culture: Digitizing Modern Illustrated Periodical Tear Sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive. The grant lasts two years and will digitize images and provide supporting metadata for 150,000 tear sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive.

You can read more about the announcement and see the full list of recipients for the 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Awards here.

 

About the author

Andrea Degener is the Visual Materials Processing Archivist in the department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries.