Community, outreach, education, and events Category

  • 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 […]

    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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  • Friday, February 8, 2013 When we inspect an artist’s work, we also ask for the story of the piece to learn more about its history and composition. The pieces that […]

    Assisting Artists After Hurricane Sandy

    Friday, February 8, 2013 When we inspect an artist’s work, we also ask for the story of the piece to learn more about its history and composition. The pieces that […]

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  • Thursday, February 7, 2013 A couple years ago, I received training so I could become part of a national cultural disaster response team called AIC-CERT (American Institute for Conservation Collections […]

    Salvaging Artists’ Works After Hurricane Sandy

    Thursday, February 7, 2013 A couple years ago, I received training so I could become part of a national cultural disaster response team called AIC-CERT (American Institute for Conservation Collections […]

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  • 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 […]

    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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  • 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 […]

    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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  • 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 […]

    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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  • 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 […]

    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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  • 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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  • Friday, February 17, 2012 Vietnam Institute of Oceanography started in 1922 as “Service Océanographiques des Pêches de l’Indochine and specializes in oceanography of Vietnam. One of the special collections is […]

    Planning for the Future

    Friday, February 17, 2012 Vietnam Institute of Oceanography started in 1922 as “Service Océanographiques des Pêches de l’Indochine and specializes in oceanography of Vietnam. One of the special collections is […]

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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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