Tag : conservation

Happy Preservation Week!

Hey everyone - it's Preservation Week! This annual event, presented by the American Library Association (ALA), is going on now through April 29th.Here's what the ALA has to say about the event:Memories and treasures should last a lifetime and be passed on to future generations. Sponsored by the ALA’s Association of Library

Awesome resources – IU Libraries Book Repair Manual and the Studio Protector

Elise Calvi, the Head of General Collections Conservation and Conservation Services at Indiana University Libraries recently posted on the Book Arts Listserv that their online book repair manual had been updated.From their website:This manual documents many of the treatment procedures used in the General Collections Conservation (GCC) Lab of the Indiana University

Trip to Masumi, Tokyo

It all started with this Instagram post by Steph Rue, a book artist and former Fulbright Junior Researcher. She visited Masumi, a conservation and restoration shop in Tokyo and posted a picture from her visit.She had me at "Rows of beautiful silk textiles..."That one post inspired our trek to Masumi on our third

Happy Preservation Week!

Hey everyone - it's Preservation Week! This annual event, presented by the American Library Association (ALA), is going on now through April 30th.Here's what the ALA has to say about the event:Memories and treasures should last a lifetime and be passed on to future generations. Sponsored by the ALA’s Association of Library Collections

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