Tag: conservation

Post ID: 5620

digitalproductionunit: Ghostly Voices From Thomas Edison’s Dolls Can Now Be Heard Be sure to listen to the “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” audio track. Way more scary than cuddly for sure.

These High-Tech Archaeological Tools Will Help Rebuild Nepal’s History

These High-Tech Archaeological Tools Will Help Rebuild Nepal’s History

Pompeian frescoes cured with antibiotics

Pompeian frescoes cured with antibiotics

Post ID: 5634

book-historia: Had a bit of a splurge the other day at an auction… Not the little guy, the big guy! It’s a 17th century oak Bible box, and it looks an awful lot like my wee model of a chained book and lectern by Bryson […]

Kathmandu Cultural Emergency Crowdmap

View image | gettyimages.com This crowd map aims to collect on the ground reports of the damage caused to cultural heritage in Nepal as a result of the earthquake on 25 April 2015. Every humanitarian emergency has a cultural dimension. When culture is affected, the local […]

Follow Friday for Preservation Week

Please reblog!

Learn more about conservation and preservation by following these fine folks on Tumblr and other sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Vine, and blogs (link goes to a Google Doc spreadsheet).

  • Are you a conservator or preservation professional?
  • Are you a pre-program or graduate student in a conservation training program?
  • Are you a conservation or preservation intern?
  • Are you involved in digital preservation?

If you answered yes to ANY of the above and you post about it (even just occasionally!) on any kind of social media website or blog…please add yourself to the list here!

Want to find even MORE museums/libraries/archives folks on Tumblr to follow? Then check out these lists as well:

Post ID: 5661

smithsonianlibraries: Don’t try this at home! It may be counter-intuitive, but sometimes to fix a water damaged item you need to soak it in water. Due to the extensive tide marks from previous water damage, our book conservators decided to wash these plates from Exposition […]

The Urban Legend of Scanning Damage

conservethis: So, I just learned about a Preservation ‘urban legend’ yesterday, while working a preservation “clinic” at a workshop hosted by my library. A man had brought a very brittle and fragile army base newspaper that belonged to his father. It was falling apart, and […]

Conservators and Preservation on Social Media

Conservators and Preservation on Social Media

Speaking at the AIC Annual Meeting 2015

Just wanted to let y’all know that I’m going to be speaking as a panelist for the Library Collections Care Discussion Group at this year’s AIC Annual Meeting, which is less than a month away from now! I’ll be chiming in about using social media […]