Executive Papers of Governor Thomas Jefferson: Conservation at the Library of Virginia

This video shows the conservation process for the Executive Papers of Governor Thomas Jefferson, second governor of Virginia, 1779-1781. Watch Leslie Courtois, Senior Conservator with Etherington Conservation Services, HF Group, as she works to restore these valuable records in the Library of Virginia’s Conservation Lab. Leslie will delaminate, deacidify and repair these historically significant documents and explain her work in detail as you follow her through the conservation process. Financial support for this project has been provided by the Save America’s Treasures program, administered by the National Park Service, US Department of the Interior and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and from the Roller-Bottimore Foundation.
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What colleges in West Virginia offer Library Scienes?

Question by ronipooh_09: What colleges in West Virginia offer Library Scienes?
I have a PROMISE scholarship, which pays for all tutition but it only applies at West Virginia schools. I want to be a librarian. So I’m wondering what WV colleges offer my degree? Thanks in advance.

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Answer by eri
Library science is a masters degree, not an undergraduate degree – you need a 4-year college degree to apply to an MLS program. But you can apply with a major in anything – English, history, art, even science. So find a school in WV that you like, get your 4-year degree in something that interests you, and then apply for library school. Here’s a list of masters programs.

http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/education/accreditedprograms/directory/index.cfm

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Community Networks: Lessons from Blacksburg, Virginia (Artech House Telecommunications Library)

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Speech of Hon. M.R.H. Garnett, of Virginia, on the state of the Union: delivered in the House of Representatives, January 16, 1861.

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