Johnny Cash Online Exhibit an Award-Winning Hit


Volatile Attractions: Saul Holiff, Johnny Cash, and Managing a Music Legend,” curated by Dr. Samantha MacFarlane, has won the prestigious Leab award from the ALA’s Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL); UVic won in Division Five (electronic exhibition).

The award committee noted: “This digital exhibition incorporated an impressive range of photographs, audio recordings, and video clips to take advantage of the multimedia online platform.”

“The committee also praised its multiple modes of navigation, and especially appreciated that the items were fully digitized, providing research value beyond the life of the exhibition.”

The Leab awards of ACRL's Rare Books and Manuscripts Section recognize outstanding printed exhibition catalogs and guides, and electronic exhibitions, produced by North American and Caribbean institutions.

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