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Abigail Connick

Rare Books Technical Services Project Librarian

Abigail Connick

Contact & Office Hours

By appointment

Neilson Library, 206



M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A. History and English, Concordia University, Nebraska

Abigail serves as a librarian for the Access to Collections project, which is a three-year project to improve access to Special Collections materials. She is responsible for organizing, cataloging, and providing overall assistance with the Mortimer Rare Book Collection (MRBC).

Abigail enjoys many activities, but she often can be found exploring bookshops, finishing a quilt on her sewing machine, or capturing scenic views with her camera.


FOLIO Working Group

Research Interests

Book history, printing and illustration history, book arts

Professional Affiliations

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS); American Printing History Association (APHA); Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)