UNL Libraries Celebrates Preservation Week (4/29 – 5/3)
UNL Libraries will sponsor several events in Love Library to celebrate Preservation Week (4/29-5/3) including two free webinars and a sewing demonstration.
On April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Robin McClanahan will be giving a book sewing demonstration. The demonstration will be held in the Mezzanine Room (221). At the demonstration table, she will also have handouts with preservation tips and information. A temporary exhibit about Preservation Week will also be displayed in the display case near the Love South elevator on second floor.
Two free webinars, open to the public, will be offered during that week. The webinars will each last about one hour.
The two free webinars are:
Low-Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives
April 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. CDT
April 29, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Karen E. K. Brown, preservation librarian for the University at Albany, SUNY University Libraries. What can we do to protect our collectables from damage even if we don't think we have a perfect place to keep them? Learn about possible risks from handling and the environment, and practical, inexpensive ideas to keep collections safe to help ensure what you have can be shared for many years to come. ALCTS thanks Archival Products for sponsoring this webinar and supporting Preservation Week.
May 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. CDT
Presented by Melissa Tedone, conservator at Iowa State University Library. Scrapbooks can be challenging to preserve since they often contain a diversity of materials. Learn about common problems with long-term preservation of scrapbooks and identify the most stable materials and bindings for new scrapbooks. ALCTS thanks Gaylord for sponsoring this webinar and supporting Preservation Week.