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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/2010/10/13/frost-honored-by-guild-of-book-workers/' addthis:title='Frost Honored by Guild of Book Workers'><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, October 13, 2010 Gary Frost, Conservator, University of Iowa Libraries, has been given the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2010 by the Guild of Book Workers. The Guild, founded in […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Frost Honored by Guild of Book Workers

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Gary Frost, Conservator, University of Iowa Libraries, has been given the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2010 by the Guild of Book Workers. The Guild, founded in […]

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    University of Iowa Libraries Head of Preservation, Nancy E. Kraft, will be delivering the keynote address at the 10th annual Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium S.O.S. Save Our Stuff! preservation seminars. Kraft […]" title="UI Preservation Librarian Keynote Speaker" />

UI Preservation Librarian Keynote Speaker

University of Iowa Libraries Head of Preservation, Nancy E. Kraft, will be delivering the keynote address at the 10th annual Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium S.O.S. Save Our Stuff! preservation seminars. Kraft […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2008/05/19/gary-frost-to-direct-library-conservation-project-in-peru/' addthis:title='Gary Frost to direct library conservation project in Peru'><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>A University of Iowa Libraries preservation team will assist conservation of historical libraries of Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa is in the southern region of Peru near the border with Chile.  With […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Gary Frost to direct library conservation project in Peru

    A University of Iowa Libraries preservation team will assist conservation of historical libraries of Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa is in the southern region of Peru near the border with Chile.  With […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2007/09/05/freezer-preservation-donated-appliance-helps-ui-save-water-damaged-goods-the-gazette/' addthis:title='Freezer preservation: Donated appliance helps UI save water-damaged goods [The Gazette]'><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>Freezer preservation Donated appliance helps UI save water-damaged goods By Suzanne Barnes The Gazette IOWA CITY — When you reach into your grocer’s freezer for a bag of broccoli, you’re […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Freezer preservation: Donated appliance helps UI save water-damaged goods [The Gazette]

    Freezer preservation Donated appliance helps UI save water-damaged goods By Suzanne Barnes The Gazette IOWA CITY — When you reach into your grocer’s freezer for a bag of broccoli, you’re […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2007/04/30/ui-libraries-brings-historic-dental-college-photos-to-life/' addthis:title='UI Libraries Brings Historic Dental College Photos To Life'><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>In 1883, with its first class, the College of Dentistry at the University of Iowa began a tradition of mounting individual portraits of graduates on photo boards. Over time, these […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    UI Libraries Brings Historic Dental College Photos To Life

    In 1883, with its first class, the College of Dentistry at the University of Iowa began a tradition of mounting individual portraits of graduates on photo boards. Over time, these […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2006/08/18/mascagni-prints-project-completed-at-hardin-library/' addthis:title='Mascagni Prints Project completed at Hardin Library'><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>August 18, 2006 What is probably the most spectacular book in The University of Iowa Libraries is the exceedingly rare elephant-sized folio of hand-colored anatomical plates known as the Anatomia […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Mascagni Prints Project completed at Hardin Library

    August 18, 2006 What is probably the most spectacular book in The University of Iowa Libraries is the exceedingly rare elephant-sized folio of hand-colored anatomical plates known as the Anatomia […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2006/05/26/preservation-department-receives-book-freeze-dryer/' addthis:title='Preservation Department Receives Book Freeze Dryer'><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>On May 26 the department received a book freeze dryer from the University of Texas at Austin Library School Conservation/Preservation Program for just the price of shipping.   Purchased new […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Preservation Department Receives Book Freeze Dryer

    On May 26 the department received a book freeze dryer from the University of Texas at Austin Library School Conservation/Preservation Program for just the price of shipping.   Purchased new […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2004/10/12/visit-from-armenian-manuscript-book-scholar-sylvie-merian/' addthis:title='Visit from Armenian Manuscript & Book Scholar, Sylvie Merian'><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>On October 12th, 2004, Sylvie Merian, Reference Librarian at the Pierpont Morgan Library, provided the UI book studies community with a terrific illustrated lecture on the medieval Armenian manuscript book, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Visit from Armenian Manuscript & Book Scholar, Sylvie Merian

    On October 12th, 2004, Sylvie Merian, Reference Librarian at the Pierpont Morgan Library, provided the UI book studies community with a terrific illustrated lecture on the medieval Armenian manuscript book, […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2003/11/12/new-minter-sonic-sealer-delivered-to-conservation-november-12-13-2003/' addthis:title='New Minter Sonic Sealer Delivered to Conservation, November 12-13, 2003'><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>Bill Minter has delivered and installed a new Ultrasonic Welder for polyester encapsulation at the University of Iowa Conservation department. His visit was remarkable. He had previously installed one of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    New Minter Sonic Sealer Delivered to Conservation, November 12-13, 2003

    Bill Minter has delivered and installed a new Ultrasonic Welder for polyester encapsulation at the University of Iowa Conservation department. His visit was remarkable. He had previously installed one of […]

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