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Archival 101: Dealing With Suppliers Of Archival Product, Peter D. Verheyen Apr 2013

Archival 101: Dealing With Suppliers Of Archival Product, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products

* Do you need to purchase archival supplies for your organization or even yourself?

* Are you confused by the terminology and not sure about what the differences between the various vendors are?

* Not finding exactly what you are looking for and unsure about adapting different products?

Archival 101 is designed to demystify the archival product terminology and market for the layperson and non-preservation specialist. The presentation will provide an overview of the conservation and preservation issues facing libraries, cultural organizations, and individuals; describe the terminology in use; discuss products and offers buying tips ...


Special Formats, Innovative Preservation Storage Solutions, Peter D. Verheyen Apr 2012

Special Formats, Innovative Preservation Storage Solutions, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

Expanded version of earlier (2009) presentation that discusses the types of materials; challenges of the materials; storage options; transport and access; other considerations of oversized materials in libraries and archives. The presentation also discussed the tube storage system developed for architectural and other over-sized drawings at Syracuse University Library as a case-study.


Pragmatism And Compromise In Conservation, Peter D. Verheyen Mar 2012

Pragmatism And Compromise In Conservation, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

I write this from the perspective of an apprentice-trained bookbinder and conservator who has spent most of his career working in academic research libraries in the US, work that has included working primarily with special collections, but also heavily used circulating collections and digitization. During this time I have also worked with many other conservators, interns from conservation/preservation programs and students of museum studies and librarianship. While the mission ensuring the long-term health of and continued access to the Library’s collections has not changed, how we do that work and prioritize activities has. This has been a result ...


Pragmatism And Compromise In Conservation, Peter D. Verheyen Feb 2012

Pragmatism And Compromise In Conservation, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

I write this from the perspective of an apprentice-trained bookbinder and conservator who has spent most of his career working in academic research libraries in the US, work that has included working primarily with special collections, but also heavily used circulating collections and digitization. During this time I have also worked with many other conservators, interns from conservation/preservation programs and students of museum studies and librarianship. While the mission ensuring the long-term health of and continued access to the Library’s collections has not changed, how we do that work and prioritize activities has. This has been a result ...


Book Repair Basics For Libraries, Peter D. Verheyen, Marianne Hanley Sep 2011

Book Repair Basics For Libraries, Peter D. Verheyen, Marianne Hanley

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

This presentation familiarizes viewers with different aspects of circulating collections book repair for school, public, and academic library staff. It shows basic descriptions of techniques using images, and video. This presentation should not be construed as a how-to, hands-on workshop. Likewise, it is not aimed at the treatment of special collections items. Selected resources for training, both hands-on and online are provided at the end.


Book Repair Basics For Libraries, Peter D. Verheyen, Marianne Hanley Sep 2011

Book Repair Basics For Libraries, Peter D. Verheyen, Marianne Hanley

Peter D Verheyen

This presentation familiarizes viewers with different aspects of circulating collections book repair for school, public, and academic library staff. It shows basic descriptions of techniques using images, and video. This presentation should not be construed as a how-to, hands-on workshop. Likewise, it is not aimed at the treatment of special collections items. Selected resources for training, both hands-on and online are provided at the end.


Archival 101 & Working With Vendors, Peter D. Verheyen May 2010

Archival 101 & Working With Vendors, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products

* Do you need to purchase archival supplies for your organization or even yourself? * Are you confused by the terminology and not sure about what the differences between the various vendors are? * Not finding exactly what you are looking for and unsure about adapting different products?

Archival 101 is designed to demystify the archival product terminology and market for the layperson and non-preservation specialist. The presentation will provide an overview of the conservation and preservation issues facing libraries, cultural organizations, and individuals; describe the terminology in use; discuss products and offers buying tips ...


Special Formats, Innovative Preservation Storage Solutions, Peter D. Verheyen Jun 2009

Special Formats, Innovative Preservation Storage Solutions, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

The presentation dealt with the tube storage system developed for architectural and other over-sized drawings at Syracuse University Library.