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Articles In the News

Freezer Preservation, Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 5, 2007

UI Libraries Want to Save HistoryKCRG News, August 16, 2007

Roadtrip to Recovery, Bindings, (see pg. 3), Spring 2006

Moldbusters Thrive in UI Libraries Preservation Dept., Bindings, (see pg. 4), Fall 2004

Brittle Books Replacement Program, Bindings, (see pg. 10), Spring 2003

To Infinity & Beyond: Mass Deacidification and Cultural Preservation, Bindings, (see pg. 6), Spring 2002

Byting the Past: Preserving Old Pages with New Technology, FYI, November 16, 2001

Conservation and the 21st Century Library, Bindings, (see pg. 4), Spring 2001

News Releases

Wei T’o Book Freeze Dryer Delivery February 25, 2009

University conservator helps save libraries in Peru July 28, 2008

Parchment maker Jesse Meyer visits Conservation Lab June 2, 2008

Preservation Staff take field trip to Cedar Rapids museums May 30, 2008

UI Preservation Librarian Keynote Speaker May 21, 2008

Gary Frost to direct library conservation project in Peru May 19, 2008

Preservation Masters Collection established  April 21, 2008

Gary Frost advises Peru archivists, November -December 2007

Press Release     Power Point

Press Release – UI Libraries Freezer Helps Restore Books  August 15, 2007

UI Libraries Brings Historic Dental College Photos To Life April 30, 2007

Mascagni Prints project completed at Hardin Library   August 18, 2006

Nancy Kraft wins President’s 2006 Award For Outreach, Public Engagement June 2, 2006

Preservation Department Receives Book Freeze Dryer  May 26, 2006

Frost Receives National Honor For Achievements In Book Preservation March 27, 2006

UI Libraries To Exhibit Art Made From Old Catalog Cards March 13, 2006

UI Libraries To Help Preserve Historic Documents In Biloxi, Miss. March 1, 2006

News Archive

Preservation News Archive 1999-2005