Book & paper conservation Category

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2012 During our week at OceanTeacher Academy, we are learning the basics of book repair for circulating collectons and preservation planning. Today we learned about mending page […]

    Dual tracks: Book Repair and Preservation Planning

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 During our week at OceanTeacher Academy, we are learning the basics of book repair for circulating collectons and preservation planning. Today we learned about mending page […]

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  • Monday, May 21, 2012 Our first day at OceanTeacher Academy (http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/) Preservation of Books and Other Media was very productive in spite of students and teachers suffering from jet lag […]

    OceanTeacher Academy Preservation Course

    Monday, May 21, 2012 Our first day at OceanTeacher Academy (http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/) Preservation of Books and Other Media was very productive in spite of students and teachers suffering from jet lag […]

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  • Friday, May 18, 2012 I always love when things come together to remind us how small the world really is.  I have been working on a Bible from the African […]

    It’s a small world

    Friday, May 18, 2012 I always love when things come together to remind us how small the world really is.  I have been working on a Bible from the African […]

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  • Wednesday, May 9, 2012 We have conserved a number of record books from the Flood of 2008 for the Johnson County Historical Society.  Most of them have been pretty straight […]

    Johnson County Record Books

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012 We have conserved a number of record books from the Flood of 2008 for the Johnson County Historical Society.  Most of them have been pretty straight […]

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  • Thursday, May 3, 2012 Recovering from a flood can take years and can be overwhelming if you don’t have help. Luckily the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and […]

    Andrea’s Awesome Flood Recovery Video

    Thursday, May 3, 2012 Recovering from a flood can take years and can be overwhelming if you don’t have help. Luckily the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and […]

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  • Hinge Tightening or Tightening in Case This treatment should be performed when the hinge(s) of a book are loose but not separated. Do not use this treatment if the cover […]

    Hinge Tightening

    Hinge Tightening or Tightening in Case This treatment should be performed when the hinge(s) of a book are loose but not separated. Do not use this treatment if the cover […]

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  • Friday, March 2, 2012 This treatment should be used with single section sewn or stapled pamphlet book structures. The materials needed for this treatment are: Spine wrap pamphlet binder pamphlet […]

    Pamphlet Binding

    Friday, March 2, 2012 This treatment should be used with single section sewn or stapled pamphlet book structures. The materials needed for this treatment are: Spine wrap pamphlet binder pamphlet […]

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  • Thursday, February 16, 2012 Ms. Yen, Librarian for the Vietnam Institute of Oceanography, needs to make the most of her limited resources. Here she has designed a simple protector for […]

    Being Resourceful

    Thursday, February 16, 2012 Ms. Yen, Librarian for the Vietnam Institute of Oceanography, needs to make the most of her limited resources. Here she has designed a simple protector for […]

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  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Today we visited the National Archives Center IV in Dalat, Vietnam. This visit was in sharp contrast to our visit to the Vietnam Institute of Oceanography. […]

    Visiting the Vietnam National Archives Center IV

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Today we visited the National Archives Center IV in Dalat, Vietnam. This visit was in sharp contrast to our visit to the Vietnam Institute of Oceanography. […]

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  • Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Today we worked with the rare books. Two years ago Yen prepared a list of rare books for review. Both Linda and Yen checked different sources […]

    Assessing Rare Books

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Today we worked with the rare books. Two years ago Yen prepared a list of rare books for review. Both Linda and Yen checked different sources […]

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