Materials, equipment and procedures Category

  • <!-- 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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/22/oceanteacher-academy-preservation-course/' addthis:title='OceanTeacher Academy Preservation Course'><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 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/09/johnson-county-record-books/' addthis:title='Johnson County Record Books'><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 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/04/andreas-awesome-flood-recovery-video/' addthis:title='Andrea’s Awesome Flood Recovery Video'><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 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/01/hinge-tightening/' addthis:title='Hinge Tightening'><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>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/03/23/to-kill-a-sample-back/' addthis:title='To “Kill” A Sample Back…'><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, March 23, 2012 In the Preservation task of preparing journals for commercial binding, the work has always revolved around the “Sample Back.” Sample Backs are index cards that contain […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    To “Kill” A Sample Back…

    Friday, March 23, 2012 In the Preservation task of preparing journals for commercial binding, the work has always revolved around the “Sample Back.” Sample Backs are index cards that contain […]

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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 […]" title="Pamphlet Binding" />

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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/02/16/being-resourceful/' addthis:title='Being Resourceful'><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, 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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