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  • 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 […]

    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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  • Wednesday, February 17, 2010 For months we’ve looked at the Jesse Jackson banner trying to figure out what to do with it. It was obvious from inspecting the banner that […]

    Banner Solution

    Wednesday, February 17, 2010 For months we’ve looked at the Jesse Jackson banner trying to figure out what to do with it. It was obvious from inspecting the banner that […]

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  • Tuesday, January 19, 2010 I have a cool tip that I thought I’d pass along. Last week we decided to take a poster to the American Library Association preservation section […]

    Maximizing Poster Space

    Tuesday, January 19, 2010 I have a cool tip that I thought I’d pass along. Last week we decided to take a poster to the American Library Association preservation section […]

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  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009 The objects we have received since the flood span a wide range of materials. Since we couldn’t work on everything immediately, one of the first things we had […]

    Storage is as important as treatment

    Wednesday, October 7, 2009 The objects we have received since the flood span a wide range of materials. Since we couldn’t work on everything immediately, one of the first things we had […]

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  • Thursday, March 5, 2009 Over the past few days, I have received several inquiries on how to deal with mold on books or magazines. Here are some tips. The items […]

    Cleaning Moldy Books and Magazines

    Thursday, March 5, 2009 Over the past few days, I have received several inquiries on how to deal with mold on books or magazines. Here are some tips. The items […]

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  • Wednesday, February 4, 2009 The covers of the LP records in the Czech Slovak Collection come in different formats and conditions of which some are worse than others. Then there […]

    Soaking LP Covers Works Sometimes

    Wednesday, February 4, 2009 The covers of the LP records in the Czech Slovak Collection come in different formats and conditions of which some are worse than others. Then there […]

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