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Proactive Conversation, 3d Printing, And An Old Nintendo, Tesha C. Ellis Jan 2015

Proactive Conversation, 3d Printing, And An Old Nintendo, Tesha C. Ellis

Undergraduate Research Posters

Abstract

One hundred years from now, it would be a true historical treat to be able to showcase 20th and 21st century digital entertainment by presenting video game consoles in mint condition for interactive, educational, play. Arguably, it would be more enlightening and informative for future audiences to be able to physically engage with the electronic artifacts instead of simply observing them behind glass. With the use of 3D technology, components of video game systems can be preserved, and then printed as needed for repairs. It will help keep them functional for future researchers, educators, and enthusiasts.


Challenges Surrounding The Conservation And Replication Of Eva Hesse’S Sculpture, Kaela L. Nurmi Jan 2015

Challenges Surrounding The Conservation And Replication Of Eva Hesse’S Sculpture, Kaela L. Nurmi

Scripps Senior Theses

The sculpture of German-born American artist, Eva Hesse (1936-1970), presents many conservation challenges. Hesse’s experimentations with latex and fiberglass created stunningly innovative works of art in the late 1960s bringing these unorthodox materials into the world of fine art; but now these materials are creating major conservation problems. Her artwork is an extreme example of the conservation challenges of contemporary art. This thesis examines the challenges surrounding the conservation and replication of Eva Hesse’s large-scale latex and fiberglass sculptures. The latex and fiberglass materials that captivated Hesse are compromising the structural integrity of her large-scale sculptures today. Hesse ...


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 ...


Collecting And Preserving Photographic Materials, Amanda Drost Dec 2011

Collecting And Preserving Photographic Materials, Amanda Drost

Amanda Drost

No abstract provided.


Preservation At Syracuse University Library, Peter D. Verheyen, David Stokoe, Marianne Swanberry Hanley, Robert J. Hodge Jan 2011

Preservation At Syracuse University Library, Peter D. Verheyen, David Stokoe, Marianne Swanberry Hanley, Robert J. Hodge

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

Prepared for IST600 (Preservation), this presentation gives an overview of the activities of the Department of Preservation and Conservation including environment, disaster preparedness and salvage, circulating collections repair, rare book conservation, rehousing, audio preservation, and digitization. For more about department see http://library.syr.edu/about/departments/preservation and our resource guide at http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/preservation.


Records Management And The Preservation Of Digital Art, Harrison W. Inefuku May 2010

Records Management And The Preservation Of Digital Art, Harrison W. Inefuku

Harrison W. Inefuku

No abstract provided.


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

Archival 101 & Working With Vendors, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

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 ...


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 ...


Documenting Digital Art In Small Galleries: The Approach Of The Interpares Project, Harrison W. Inefuku Mar 2010

Documenting Digital Art In Small Galleries: The Approach Of The Interpares Project, Harrison W. Inefuku

Harrison W. Inefuku

This presentation discusses research being conducted at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery as part of the InterPARES 3 Project, which is developing a documentation framework to support the preservation of digital and new media art. The framework includes the use of a questionnaire for artists; a checklist of records that should be created and/or acquired by the Gallery; a file structure that allows the Gallery to maintain its documents and records according to records and archival management best practices; and an analysis of copyright and moral rights issues.

For the results of this study, see Case Study ...


Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen Jan 2010

Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

For those involved with bookbinding, book conservation, or with the Guild of Book Workers, Don Etherington needs no introduction – he has served as a teacher, mentor, and friend. Now, with Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft we can read about how he came to enter this field, was influenced by his teachers and mentors, and how he helped shape the world of bookbinding and conservation.

"Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft" contains a forward by Bernard Middleton, another leader in the field, and one who needs little introduction himself. It is divided into the ...


Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen Jan 2010

Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

For those involved with bookbinding, book conservation, or with the Guild of Book Workers, Don Etherington needs no introduction – he has served as a teacher, mentor, and friend. Now, with Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft we can read about how he came to enter this field, was influenced by his teachers and mentors, and how he helped shape the world of bookbinding and conservation. "Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft" contains a forward by Bernard Middleton, another leader in the field, and one who needs little introduction himself. It is divided into the ...


The Use Of Japanese Paper In The Repair Of Leather Volumes In Arl Libraries’ Preservation Departments Survey Results, Ann C. Kearney Jan 2010

The Use Of Japanese Paper In The Repair Of Leather Volumes In Arl Libraries’ Preservation Departments Survey Results, Ann C. Kearney

University Libraries Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen Dec 2009

Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey Of Art And Craft By Don Etherington, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

For those involved with bookbinding, book conservation, or with the Guild of Book Workers, Don Etherington needs no introduction – he has served as a teacher, mentor, and friend. Now, with Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft we can read about how he came to enter this field, was influenced by his teachers and mentors, and how he helped shape the world of bookbinding and conservation.

"Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-year Odyssey of Art and Craft" contains a forward by Bernard Middleton, another leader in the field, and one who needs little introduction himself. It is divided into the ...


Pitfalls, Progress, And Partnership: Collaboration Between Special Collections And Preservation In Academic Libraries, Hilary T. Seo, Tanya Zanish-Belcher Jan 2006

Pitfalls, Progress, And Partnership: Collaboration Between Special Collections And Preservation In Academic Libraries, Hilary T. Seo, Tanya Zanish-Belcher

Preservation Publications and Papers

Published in Collection Management 30, no. 3 (2006): 3–19, DOI: 10.1300/J105v30n03_02.


Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Outputs, Karen E.K. Brown Jan 2006

Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Outputs, Karen E.K. Brown

University Libraries Faculty Scholarship

This study describes the extent to which institutions implement preservation recommendations resulting from a general needs assessment, including the time to implementation and the extent of program development. Most recommendations are preventive, with less emphasis on repair or reformatting activities. Data indicate that the majority of institutions accomplish recommended preservation actions with no neglected subject areas. Institutions with the highest rates of success spent more staff time preparing for the site visit, and had a longer site visit, compared to the population as a whole. Preparation of a preservation plan does not correlate to an enhanced capacity to implement preservation ...


Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Process, Karen E.K. Brown May 2005

Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Process, Karen E.K. Brown

University Libraries Faculty Scholarship

This paper describes the typology of general preservation assessments and investigates what is being accomplished based on recommendations identified in the process. The author characterizes the assessment based on tabulated data. A range of institutional types and sizes are represented. The investment of staff time and the role of the consultant are examined. The most frequent goal of respondents was to develop a preservation plan. Interest in repair and reformatting was significantly less than interest in preventive activities. The findings of this study suggest that assessment reports are thorough and organized; report content is consistent across the population studied. The ...


2005 Preservation Calendar, Donia Conn, Central New York Library Resource Council Jan 2005

2005 Preservation Calendar, Donia Conn, Central New York Library Resource Council

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

Text and images illustrating common preservation problems affecting library and archival materials including books, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textiles, audio recordings with tips on preserving them. From the 2005 Central New York Library Resource Councils (CLRC) 2005 calendar.


Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands: Establishing An In-House Book Repair Program, Hilary T. Seo Jul 2004

Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands: Establishing An In-House Book Repair Program, Hilary T. Seo

Preservation Outreach and Workshops

Law collections pose some unique problems in terms of their physical care due to filing and updating practices, use patterns and special binding structures such as loose-leafs and pocket parts. This workshop is designed to address specific preservation needs of law collections through lecture, demonstration and hands-on opportunities. Participants will learn the fundamentals of book repair, treatment options and decision-making, and preservation best practices. Emphasis will be placed on moving knowledge into practice through guidelines for establishing institution-appropriate in house book repair programs, by training the trainers in basic book repair techniques and providing all participants with a start-up tool ...


Temporality, Impermanence And The Museum The Ethics Of Conservation And The Works Of Anselm Kiefer, Virginia A. Dressler May 2003

Temporality, Impermanence And The Museum The Ethics Of Conservation And The Works Of Anselm Kiefer, Virginia A. Dressler

Virginia A Dressler

Using some of the concepts from Heidegger's 'The origin of a work of art'
as a foundation, I will argue that every work is a unique and original entity, not
capable of being simulated or repeated by artificial means. A work is bound by the
temporal nature of its own material, as in all forms of matter. The product of
restoration work is ultimately a copy of the original, destroying a work's original
essence of time, material and space. Museums often present works as absolutes
within seemingly timeless walls of illusion. An environment of immortality is often
conveyed ...


Preservation Microfilming: A Guide For Librarians And Archivists By Lisa Fox, A Review, Peter D. Verheyen Dec 1997

Preservation Microfilming: A Guide For Librarians And Archivists By Lisa Fox, A Review, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

This second edition of Preservation Microfilming appears just nine years after the first, edited by Nancy Gwinn. As Pamela Darling notes in her introduction, the fields of preservation and microfilming have changed dramatically in those years. Standards, practices, bibliographic control, and techniques have advanced, and the amount of microfilming activity has greatly increased. Most important, however, is the preservation community's change in philosophy.


Dangerous 'Preservation' In Malaysia, Paul Faulstich Apr 1986

Dangerous 'Preservation' In Malaysia, Paul Faulstich

Pitzer Faculty Publications and Research

A recent article appeared in a daily newspaper of Kuala Lumpur reports on alarming preservation measure that the Muzium Negara intends to implement at the Gua Tambun rock art site. They must be halted immediately if the rock paintings are to remain in a pristine state.


Rock Art In Malaysia, Paul Faulstich Apr 1985

Rock Art In Malaysia, Paul Faulstich

Pitzer Faculty Publications and Research

Very little is known to the scientific world on the rock art of Malaysia. It might therefore be worthwhile on a site in the state of Perak, just outside of the town of Ipoh. The rock is limestone, and there is a quarry about 1/8 of a mile down the hill from the paintings. Flaking of the cliff wall and the limestone excretions have badly damaged the paintings; rain also falls directly on the paintings. As far as we know, the site has never been adequately documented.