Gilligan, Eliza Marie
Book Conservator for University Library Collections
emg3b at Virginia.EDU
Mailing Address:University of Virginia Library
PO Box 400109
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4109
Eliza is the book conservator at the University of Virginia Library. She provides technical expertise for book repair, general collections care, exhibits, and digital services at the Library. She also performs conservation treatment on books and paper from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.
Eliza received her graduate training in book conservation from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 2000. She has had internships in the conservation labs at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. She was also a Kress Fellow at the Northeast Document Conservation Center. Her previous positions include Book Conservator at Michigan State University and Department Head for Preservation Services at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.