Preservation Department – News Archive

News Releases

UI Libraries Conservator To Help Save Historical Collections Damaged By Katrina September 21, 2005

The Changing Book Discussed On ‘Talk of Iowa’ Radio Program July 22 July 15, 2005

UI Libraries To Turn Catalog Cards Into Art July 5, 2005

UI Libraries Conference Examines Future Of The Book In A Digital Age July 1, 2005

The Story Of Books On Display In UI Libraries Exhibit May 20, 2005

UI Conservation Experts Demonstrate Family Heirloom Preservation May 20, 2005

UI Libraries Helps Teach Preservation Of Cultural Materials, April 2, 2003, March 2003

UI Libraries Welcomes New Head of Preservation, June 2001

UI Libraries Names Conservator, August 1999

Preservation Activities

The Changing Book Conference, July 2005

Visit from Armenian Manuscript & Book Scholar, Sylvie Merian , October 2004

New Minter Sonic Sealer Delivered to Conservation, November 2003

Opening of UI Children’s Hospital Time Capsule, October 2003,

Visit and Demonstration from Alan Puglia, August 2003

New UT Intern in Preservation Department, August 2003

Preservation Department presents “Preserving Family Home Movies” at the Iowa State Fair, August 2003

Keepsakes: Preserving Your Personal and Family Treasures, April10, 2003, March 2003

Alumni Association Sponsors Memory Preservation Talk, March 2003

Tim Moore Delivers Maple Plow and Press, November 2002

Pinyin Marking Project Completed, October 2002

Italian Intern in the Preservation Department, October 2002

Russian Museum Officers tour Preservation Department, October 2002

Parchment Maker Jesse Meyer Visits University of Iowa, September 2002

Preservation Department Presents Hand Bookbinding at Iowa State Fair, August 2002

Craig Jensen Visits for Top-down Scanner/PPP Consultation, June 2002

Field Trip to Iowa State University, May 2002

Nancy Kraft’s 1 year Anniversary at the UI Libraries, April 2002

Completion of Boxing Project for Iowa Women’s Archives, March 2002

Library Binding Services Tour, November 2001

PEM Climate Notebook Field Trial, March 2001

Heckman Bindery Tour, October 2000