University of North Carolina: $500,000 grant will advance preservation of the South’s audiovisual history at University Libraries

University of North Carolina: $500,000 grant will advance preservation of the South’s audiovisual history at University Libraries. “Since 2014, support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has enabled archivists and digitization specialists at UNC-Chapel Hill’s University Libraries to investigate new methods for preserving audio and video records of the American South at a large scale. Now a capstone grant of $500,000 from the foundation will help them develop a long-range model for continuing this critical work.The newest grant, which focuses on sustainability, began October 1 and will end September 30, 2023.”

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