Ohio University Libraries’ Mahn Center receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

(April 18, 2022)

Ohio University News

Ohio University Libraries is pleased to announce that Miriam Nelson, director of the Mahn Center, Preservation and Digital Initiatives, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $50,000 grant will be used for a preservation assessment to create a roadmap for the digitization of more than 2,000 audiovisual materials from the Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Collection. The project also seeks to create additional access points to a growing digital collection of non-audiovisual materials by working with The Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance to collect expert-sourced metadata.

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