Roberta Pilette wins 2011 Banks/Harris Award

From the news wires:

Roberta Pilette is the 2011 Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award recipient.  Ms. Pilette is currently the Director of the Preservation Department and Chief Preservation Officer for the Yale University Library.  Her on-going impact on the preservation field as an active leader, educator, and mentor has spanned over twenty-five years, and she continues to be intimately involved in some of the most important explorations and discussions going on in the field today.  She has influenced the development of our current preservation practices as well as shaped a generation of library and archives preservation administrators and conservators.

The Banks-Harris Award includes a $1,500 cash grant donated by Preservation Technologies, L.P., and a citation.  The Award will be presented during the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the ALA Annual Conference.  An official announcement and press release will be made in ALDirect in February.

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