Borchard Foundation Grant Will Help Digitize Rare Art Exhibition Catalogs | UCSB Library
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"The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation issued a $10,000 grant to the UC Santa Barbara Library for the digitization of a portion of the Marcel Nicolle Collection, which consists of more than 1,000 rare 19th-century exhibition catalogs in Western European languages, mostly French....
Digitization will help mitigate further damage to the objects by decreasing physical handling and will also help broaden research access to these frequently requested materials. It also provides opportunities for text mining and other forms of digital scholarship on the collection...."