Wednesday, April 17, 2013

National Library Week Continues with "Preservation 101" TODAY in the McDermott Suite, 2-3pm

"Preservation 101"
April 17, 2-3 p.m., McDermott Suite, 4th floor, McDermott Library

Rebecca Elder, Adjunct Preservation Field Services Officer for Amigos Library Services Imaging & Preservation Service, will give a free public presentation on the basic principles of preservation for anyone interested in saving books, documents and photographs. The program includes why library and archival materials deteriorate, appropriate storage environments, and care and handling practices for books, paper and photos. Elder received her MSIS and a Certificate of Advanced Studies for Conservation of Library and Archival Materials from the University of Texas at Austin, and has a significant amount of experience in preservation and conservation through her previous work at Harvard, the Center for American History at Austin, and the Smithsonian Institution.

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