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2015 Cooper Award Winner, Kevin Grace

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The Martha Kinney Cooper Award is given to an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the promotion of books and reading in Hamilton County.

Mark speaks with Kevin Grace, winner of the 2015 Cooper Award, presented by The Ohioana Library.

Created in 2003 and named for the founding family of Ohioana, the Cooper Award is given to an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the promotion of books and reading in Hamilton County.

Grace is the head of the Archives & Rare Books Library and University Archivist at the University of Cincinnati. Grace won the award for his dedication to collecting and preserving rare books and archival materials and for his advocacy of the use of digital surrogates of rare books.