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Katie Risseeuw

Katie Risseeuw is the Preservation Librarian, a position she has held since 2010. She manages collections care and preventative preservation programs and is involved with audiovisual and digital preservation. She has a Master of Science in Information Studies with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a BFA in Art History from the University of Kansas, where her studio focus was printmaking and photography. Past work experience includes: projects at UT's Alexander Architectural Archive and the Video Game Archive, internships at the National Museum of Women in the Arts and Yale University Library, and positions at Powell's Books and the Harry Ransom Center's Film Collection. She is active in preservation sections of the American Library Association and the College Book Art Association.

Finding hidden text: Now you see me… Now you don’t

While conducting research on slotted parchment bindings, Hesiodou tou Askraiou Erga kai Hemerai (Hesiod 1537) came to the attention of preservation staff. We could...
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