Book & paper conservation Category

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/04/30/preservation-pencil-in-action/' addthis:title='Preservation Pencil in Action'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Tuesday, April 30, 2013 The Conservation lab recently acquired a Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment Ltd. It takes cold moisture from an ultrasonic humidifier and heats it to any desired […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Preservation Pencil in Action

    Tuesday, April 30, 2013 The Conservation lab recently acquired a Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment Ltd. It takes cold moisture from an ultrasonic humidifier and heats it to any desired […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/02/11/assessment-and-cleaning/' addthis:title='Assessment and Cleaning'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Monday, February 11, 2013 Today I spent most of the day inspecting close to 150 art works on paper for mold. It’s very time consuming. The front and back of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Assessment and Cleaning

    Monday, February 11, 2013 Today I spent most of the day inspecting close to 150 art works on paper for mold. It’s very time consuming. The front and back of […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/10/19/piecing-together-a-flood-damaged-map/' addthis:title='Piecing together a flood damaged map'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Friday, October 19, 2012 We are nearing the end of the flood damaged flatwork for the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library.  One of the final pieces was a […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Piecing together a flood damaged map

    Friday, October 19, 2012 We are nearing the end of the flood damaged flatwork for the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library.  One of the final pieces was a […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/09/28/encapsulating-a-giant-map/' addthis:title='Encapsulating a giant map'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Friday, September 28, 2012 Part of our mission at the University of Iowa is community outreach, in the Preservation and Conservation department outreach happens in many different ways. One of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Encapsulating a giant map

    Friday, September 28, 2012 Part of our mission at the University of Iowa is community outreach, in the Preservation and Conservation department outreach happens in many different ways. One of […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/09/04/welcome-giselle/' addthis:title='Welcome Giselle!'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Tuesday, September 4, 2012   At the end of June, the Preservation and Conservation Department welcomed our new conservator, Giselle Simon. Giselle joined us from the Newberry Library in Chicago.  […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Welcome Giselle!

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012   At the end of June, the Preservation and Conservation Department welcomed our new conservator, Giselle Simon. Giselle joined us from the Newberry Library in Chicago.  […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/08/15/busy-summer/' addthis:title='Busy Summer'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Change was a foot this summer in the UI Libraries Conservation Lab.  We started the summer by starting to pack up our lab space in preparation […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Busy Summer

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Change was a foot this summer in the UI Libraries Conservation Lab.  We started the summer by starting to pack up our lab space in preparation […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/26/tgif-sorta/' addthis:title='TGIF Sorta’'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Friday, May 25, 2012 The time at OceanTeacher Academy flew by and it is already Friday! We had a great group of students who stayed engaged and worked hard. In […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    TGIF Sorta’

    Friday, May 25, 2012 The time at OceanTeacher Academy flew by and it is already Friday! We had a great group of students who stayed engaged and worked hard. In […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/24/protecting-fragile-material/' addthis:title='Protecting Fragile Material'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Thursday, May 24, 2012 We spent the morning at OceanTeacher Academy practicing stitching single-signature pamphlets into binders and making pockets. Pamphlet binders and pockets are both good ways to protect […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Protecting Fragile Material

    Thursday, May 24, 2012 We spent the morning at OceanTeacher Academy practicing stitching single-signature pamphlets into binders and making pockets. Pamphlet binders and pockets are both good ways to protect […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/24/visiting-the-national-archives-in-bruges/' addthis:title='Visiting the National Archives in Bruges'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Today we visited the National Archives in Bruges at their old facility and the new facility that they will move into this August. Archivist Luc Janssens […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Visiting the National Archives in Bruges

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Today we visited the National Archives in Bruges at their old facility and the new facility that they will move into this August. Archivist Luc Janssens […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/22/dual-tracks-book-repair-and-preservation-planning/' addthis:title='Dual tracks: Book Repair and Preservation Planning'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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