Ms. Nitzberg graduated from Columbia University with an M.S. in Library Service and a Certificate in the Conservation of Library and Archive Materials. Her first job, after graduating from Boston University with a B.A. in Art History, was cataloging the B.U. Art History Department’s images of works of art, and also began working toward her M.A. in Art History. She went on to work as a Library Assistant at the Harvard College Library (in the Conservation Unit) and the Harvard Law Library as a Supervisor, before obtaining her M.S. in Library Service from Columbia University. As part of her training in book conservation following four semesters of course work at Columbia, she interned at the Library of Congress in the Rare Books Conservation Department, and then went on to professional positions at Yale University, the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, Princeton University, and at Gratz College where she previously held the position of Librarian for two years. Independent research pursuits have included examining the structures and materials of books produced through the millennia, with attention to the use of local materials and the influences of trade routes and other outside factors that impact the reading and writing materials of world communities, especially those of Jews in Yemen, Persia and China. She has also written book reviews for scholarly publications.
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