How libraries became a quiet battlefront in the war in Ukraine
Librarian Ksenya Kiebuzinski shares a handpicked selection of rare Ukrainian texts from the University of Toronto's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
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The Sunday Magazine11:20How libraries became a quiet battlefront in the war in Ukraine
As the war in Ukraine continues, libraries and librarians are not only working to preserve the record of the country's distinct history in books and maps... they're also networking together as volunteers around the world, to preserve its online cultural records today.
Among them is Ksenya Kiebuzinski, whose parents were Ukrainian refugees in the 20th century. She's the Slavic Resources Coordinator and Head of the Petro Jacyk Central & East European Resource Centre for the University of Toronto Libraries.
She recently took The Sunday Magazine inside the University of Toronto's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library to talk about today's efforts, and share a handpicked selection of rare Ukrainian texts from the collection.
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