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2018 Library Collections Initiative Awards

The 10 projects that won funding from the Library Collections Initiative program in 2018 are listed below.


  • Baruch Spinoza Collection and Collection Building
    • Lenn Goodman (Professor of Philosophy)
    • William Hook (Deputy University Librarian)
    • Ramona Romero (Librarian for Anthropology, Classics and Philosophy)
  • Jewish Intellectual History and Christian-Jewish Scholarship
    • David Price (Professor of Religious Studies)
    • Kathy Smith (Associate Director of Special Collections)
  • Delia Zapata Olivella Collection
    • Jane Landers (Professor of History)
    • Paula Covington (Subject Liaison for Latin American and Iberian Studies)
  • Holocaust and Cold War Video Archives
    • Helmut Smith (Professor of History)
    • Jason Schultz (Librarian for History)
  • Contemporary Printed Music Score
    • Peter Kolkay (Associate Professor of Bassoon)
    • Holling Smith-Borne (Director of the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library)
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s Alban Trilogy
    • Betsey Robinson (Associate Professor of History of Art)
    • Ramona Romero (Librarian for Anthropology, Classics and Philosophy)
    • Yvonne Boyer (Librarian for Art, History of Art, French and Italian)
  • 21st Century Climate Fiction Collection
    • Teresa Goddu (Associate Professor of English)
    • Honora Eskridge (Director of the Science and Engineering Library)
    • Deborah Lilton (Bibliographer for English, Film Studies an Theater)
  • The Inscribed World of the Eastern Mediterranean
    • Joseph Rife (Associate Professor of Classical and Mediterranean Studies)
    • Ari Bryen (Associate Professor of History and Classical and Mediterranean Studies)
    • Ramona Romero  (Librarian for Anthropology, Classics and Philosophy)
  • Vanderbilt Television News Archive Research Collection
    • Claire King (Associate Professor of Communication Studies)
    • Clifford Anderson (Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning)
    • Katherine Costin (Librarian for LPO and Communication Studies)
  • Multimodal Resources for Social Transformation: Past and Present
    • Chris da Silva Iddings (Professor of the Practice of Education)
    • Marzia Milazzo (Assistant Professor of English)
    • Lee Ann Lannom (Assessment Librarian)
    • Deborah Lilton (Bibliographer for English, Film Studies an Theater)
    • Kathleen Smith (Associate University Archivist)

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