Flood Recovery Category

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/05/27/disaster-response-practice/' addthis:title='Disaster Response Practice'><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 27, 2011 The best way to be prepared is to practice. As school children we have practice drills on how to respond to a fire alarm. Constant practice […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Disaster Response Practice

    Friday, May 27, 2011 The best way to be prepared is to practice. As school children we have practice drills on how to respond to a fire alarm. Constant practice […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/05/26/your-aunts-dinner-party/' addthis:title='Your Aunt’s Dinner Party'><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 26, 2011 What would you do if your aunt called you two days before her dinner party and informed you that due to a fire in her kitchen […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Your Aunt’s Dinner Party

    Thursday, May 26, 2011 What would you do if your aunt called you two days before her dinner party and informed you that due to a fire in her kitchen […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/05/25/flattening-a-book/' addthis:title='Flattening A Book'><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 25, 2011 Salvaging damaged books can be very time consuming, especially if they don’t dry flat. Today Caitlin Moore demonstrated how to flatten a book. First you lightly […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Flattening A Book

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Salvaging damaged books can be very time consuming, especially if they don’t dry flat. Today Caitlin Moore demonstrated how to flatten a book. First you lightly […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/05/24/preparing-for-disasters/' addthis:title='Preparing for Disasters'><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 24, 2011 An important part of preparing for disasters is to practice and experiment before a disaster. An excellent drill is to get books wet in clean tap […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Preparing for Disasters

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011 An important part of preparing for disasters is to practice and experiment before a disaster. An excellent drill is to get books wet in clean tap […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/05/23/oceanteacher-academy-disaster-response-session-2011/' addthis:title='OceanTeacher Academy Disaster Response Session 2011'><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, May 23, 2011 I am, once again, teaching a Disaster Planning and Recovery course at the OceanTeacher Academy in Ostend, Belgium. Today we learned about air drying books which […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    OceanTeacher Academy Disaster Response Session 2011

    Monday, May 23, 2011 I am, once again, teaching a Disaster Planning and Recovery course at the OceanTeacher Academy in Ostend, Belgium. Today we learned about air drying books which […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/08/23/czech-book-project/' addthis:title='Czech book project'><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, August 24, 2010 One of the projects that we’ve just begun to address has been waiting two years. The Czech Slovak library has roughly 7500 books that were frozen […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Czech book project

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 One of the projects that we’ve just begun to address has been waiting two years. The Czech Slovak library has roughly 7500 books that were frozen […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/08/19/colfax-flood/' addthis:title='Colfax flood'><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, August 19, 2010 A team from the University of Iowa and the State Historical Society of Iowa spent two days early this week assisting Colfax Historical Society members with […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Colfax flood

    Thursday, August 19, 2010 A team from the University of Iowa and the State Historical Society of Iowa spent two days early this week assisting Colfax Historical Society members with […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/07/07/disaster-response-drill/' addthis:title='Disaster Response Drill'><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, July 7, 2010 Today we put into practice everything that we had learned over the five days. When students came to class they learned that there had been a […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Disaster Response Drill

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Today we put into practice everything that we had learned over the five days. When students came to class they learned that there had been a […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/04/15/banner-repaired/' addthis:title='Banner Repaired'><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, April 15, 2010 This banner from the African American Museum was signed by Jesse Jackson. The signature and surrounding illustration were sprayed with some sort of fixative which didn’t […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Banner Repaired

    Thursday, April 15, 2010 This banner from the African American Museum was signed by Jesse Jackson. The signature and surrounding illustration were sprayed with some sort of fixative which didn’t […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/03/04/moving-on-2/' addthis:title='Moving On!'><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, March 4, 2010 The long awaited day arrived at last. We moved out of our “dirty room” at Oakdale Hall, took down our sign, and turned in our keys! […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Moving On!

    Thursday, March 4, 2010 The long awaited day arrived at last. We moved out of our “dirty room” at Oakdale Hall, took down our sign, and turned in our keys! […]

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