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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2014/05/07/ui-libraries-receives-carver-grant-to-renovate-exhibition-space/' addthis:title='UI Libraries receives Carver grant to renovate exhibition space'><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 6, 2014 In April, the University of Iowa Libraries was awarded $500,000 by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust in support of the renovation of the Main Library […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    UI Libraries receives Carver grant to renovate exhibition space

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014 In April, the University of Iowa Libraries was awarded $500,000 by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust in support of the renovation of the Main Library […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/02/12/dealing-with-a-small-pipe-leak/' addthis:title='Dealing With A Small Pipe Leak'><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, February 8, 2012 We had a small pipe leak and were lucky that it happened in the day. We covered the books with plastic and were able to shut […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Dealing With A Small Pipe Leak

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012 We had a small pipe leak and were lucky that it happened in the day. We covered the books with plastic and were able to shut […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/01/18/an-ailing-herbal-comes-to-conservation-lab/' addthis:title='An Ailing Herbal Comes to Conservation Lab'><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>This book first came to the attention of Martin Rare Book Librarian Donna Hirst when a patron requested to see some of the herbals in the collection. The poor book […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    An Ailing Herbal Comes to Conservation Lab

    This book first came to the attention of Martin Rare Book Librarian Donna Hirst when a patron requested to see some of the herbals in the collection. The poor book […]

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    Linda Lundy, a conservation staff member, has just finished over 300 beautiful, small boxes for book storage use. These boxes were made to hold a variety of small books for the […]" title="Linda Lundy’s Incredible Boxes" />

Linda Lundy’s Incredible Boxes

Linda Lundy, a conservation staff member, has just finished over 300 beautiful, small boxes for book storage use. These boxes were made to hold a variety of small books for the […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/06/10/its-a-clover-mite/' addthis:title='It’s A Clover Mite!'><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, June 10, 2009 The “bug guy” stopped by this morning. It is, indeed, a clover mite. Had we just consulted our marking/binding supervisor, Deb, we could have skipped consulting […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    It’s A Clover Mite!

    Wednesday, June 10, 2009 The “bug guy” stopped by this morning. It is, indeed, a clover mite. Had we just consulted our marking/binding supervisor, Deb, we could have skipped consulting […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/06/09/it-might-be-a-mite/' addthis:title='It Might Be a Mite'><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, June 9, 2009 We had a little bit of excitement this afternoon. A student worker had a small red mite fall out of a book he was processing. We […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    It Might Be a Mite

    Tuesday, June 9, 2009 We had a little bit of excitement this afternoon. A student worker had a small red mite fall out of a book he was processing. We […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/06/09/a-typical-day-of-flood-recovery-work/' addthis:title='A Typical Day of Flood Recovery Work'><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, June 9, 2009 I checked in with the conservation lab staff this morning. I happened to have my camera with me and thought you might like to have a […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    A Typical Day of Flood Recovery Work

    Tuesday, June 9, 2009 I checked in with the conservation lab staff this morning. I happened to have my camera with me and thought you might like to have a […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/03/02/richard-smith-provides-freeze-dryer-training/' addthis:title='Richard Smith Provides Freeze Dryer Training'><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, March 2, 2009 Dick Smith, the inventor of the Wei T’o Book Freeze Dryer and Insect Exterminator, after checking all the controls to make sure they had survived the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Richard Smith Provides Freeze Dryer Training

    Monday, March 2, 2009 Dick Smith, the inventor of the Wei T’o Book Freeze Dryer and Insect Exterminator, after checking all the controls to make sure they had survived the […]

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    Thursday, February 26, 2009 This morning at 8:30 I received the following email. Imagine my surprise! For years I’ve been a strong advocate for the preservation of all types of […]" title="Kraft Receives Midwest Archives Conference Presidents’ Award" />
  • Kraft Receives Midwest Archives Conference Presidents’ Award

    Thursday, February 26, 2009 This morning at 8:30 I received the following email. Imagine my surprise! For years I’ve been a strong advocate for the preservation of all types of […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/02/25/bringing-in-book-freeze-dryer-no-small-task/' addthis:title='Bringing In Book Freeze Dryer No Small Task'><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, February 25, 2009 We’ve been eagerly awaiting our new book freeze dryer, especially since our old one is on its last leg AND we have lots of frozen art […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Bringing In Book Freeze Dryer No Small Task

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009 We’ve been eagerly awaiting our new book freeze dryer, especially since our old one is on its last leg AND we have lots of frozen art […]

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