NSU staff visit Texas A&M Human Library

NSU faculty and staff toured library facilities and archives at Texas A&M University earlier this month. From left are Terri Marshall, Chance Medlin, David Antilley II, Patrick Zinn, Debbie Huntington, Marisol Moreno and Anna T. MacDonald.

NATCHITOCHES – A group of Northwestern State University faculty and staff attended their second Human Library program at Texas A&M’s Sterling C. Evans Library and Annex in College Station.  The visit was part of an ongoing collaboration between Texas A&M Libraries and the faculty at NSU’s Eugene P. Watson Library.

While at Texas A&M the group took part in the Human Library program including dialogues with the program participants and working with the organizers Patrick Zinn, director of marketing; Chance Medlin, learning and student engagement librarian, and Marisol Moreno, program coordinator.

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NSU Librarians Debbie Huntington and Anna T. MacDonald toured Cushing Memorial Library and Archives with Zinn and Francesca Marini, programming and outreach librarian.   The library offers a wide selection of special collections and artifacts including the Book & Printing History Collection and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Research Collection which houses the papers and manuscripts of significant genre authors and is the depository for the books and papers of George R.R. Martin.

The A&M program included tours of the Preservation Lab at Sterling C. Evans Library where Conservator Jeanne Goodman gave a short workshop about current library conservation practices.