Walter Harris wins 2007 Banks/Harris Preservation Award

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The 2007 Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award has been won by Walter Henry. Henry is the lead analyst in the Preservation Department at Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, Moderator of the Conservation DistList, and Creator/Administrator of Conservation OnLine. He has been given the award in recognition of his enormous contribution to promoting communication within conservation, and for his pioneering use of online technologies within the profession.

The award was created in memory of Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris, early leaders in library preservation, and consists of $1,500 and a citation, sponsored by Preservation Technologies, L. P. It is given to "recognize the contribution of a professional preservation specialist who has been active in the field of preservation and/or conservation for library and/or archival materials."

Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award website