The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts

Corrie Commisso
Corrie Commisso
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  • Corrie Commisso is a graduate student in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with research interests in special collections and historic / cultural preservation. She currently lives and works in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa, where she is a freelance writer and graphic artist. Her article on the Timbuktu manuscripts was published in PDT&C 44.2 (2015), cited above. She may be reached at: corrie.commisso@gmail.com.
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Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C) is an international journal which focuses on preserving digital content from a wide variety of perspectives, including technological, social, economic, political, and user. Its scope is global, covering projects and practices from key international players in the field. The goal of the journal is to provide a timely forum for refereed articles, news, and field notes from around the world.

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