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Housing Solutions

Do you have a problem?

Is that problem finding a housing (i.e. a box, folder, envelope, bag, etc) for something in your collection?

Do you not want to spend hours pouring through four different vendor catalogs, trying to find the box that fits your item the best?

Well, you’re in luck because I have the solution to your housing problem!

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An automated system for creating conservation documentation

This is a tool that can quickly generate the minimum level of structured description and condition information needed for creating pre-treatment documentation. From this “skeleton” treatment proposal, additional information can be added manually, or it can be left as-is with only a little grammatical clean-up required to make it look like a human wrote it.

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Signed & Fine Bindings in ASU Library’s Circulating Collection

Beginning in 2019, I began a project to identify and document trade bindings (ca. 18th-19th century), bindings with some mark of the binder (tickets, signatures, or stamps), and other bindings of significant aesthetic interest that are currently in the circulating collection of ASU Library. To accomplish this I spent many hours walking the stacks of […]