“Preserving Scrapbooks in the Archives” will present the different structures and preservation challenges of historic scrapbooks often found in archival collections. After understanding common challenges, participants will be introduced to different simple methods to assist with handling and long-term storage of these valuable and unique artifacts. Attendees are encouraged to bring scrapbooks that present preservation challenges in their own collections for discussion.
The workshop will include hands-on work and some of the necessary materials will be supplied as part of the registration fee. Participants may also purchase an optional toolkit if needed. The day will include tours of UD’s special collections and archives spaces, lunch, and networking.
Workshop instructor Jennifer Hain Teper serves as the Velde Preservation Librarian at the University of Illinois Libraries overseeing conservation, collections care, digital preservation, and digitization services throughout the library system. Before her current position began in 2009, she served as the head of conservation at the UL Libraries from 2001–2008. Jennifer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a MLIS and Certificate of Advanced Study in the Conservation and Preservation of Library and Archival Materials. She teaches several preservation and conservation related courses in the Graduate School of Information Science at Illinois and also serves as an instructor at the International Preservation Studies Center (formerly the Campbell Center).
The workshop will be held in the Learning Teaching Center (LTC) in Roesch Library in Studio 042. To park, enter at the Main Entrance at Stewart St. and College Park Ave. Continue on College Park until you see the parking attendant. Tell the parking attendant you are here for the ALAO Special Collections Interest Group. He will provide you with a parking pass and can point out Roesch Library for you.
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This workshop is a part of the Midwest Archives Conference Speaker's Bureau series, and we thank them for their support of archival education in the Midwest.
For details and questions, please contact the SCAIG co-chairs:
cell phone: 330.256.0552
cell phone: 740.274.1290
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