1981: Conserving and Preserving Library Materials
Allerton Park Institute Proceedings (no. 27, 1981); Edited by Katherine Luther Henderson and William T. Henderson
A dozen years have passed since a landmark conference at the University of Chicago Graduate Library School brought to the profession's attention the serious problems of deterioration and opened up for the decade of the seventies many solutions which are now being implemented. In choosing the topic for the annual Allerton Park Institute, the faculty of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign thought it appropriate, at this time, to assess the state-of-the-art and to help set the objectives for the 1980s in conserving and preserving library and archival materials.
The complete text of the Institute is available here as well as the individual papers. The papers included here are:
- Introduction - Kathryn Luther Henderson And William T Henderson
- Conservation: What We Should Do Until The Conservator And The Twenty-First Century Arrive - Robert H. Patterson
- Expanding Preservation Resources: The Corps Of Practitioners And The Core Of Knowledge - Pamela W. Darling
- National Preservation Planning And Regional Cooperative Conservation Efforts - Carolyn Clark Morrow
- Preservation Of Paper Based Materials: Mass Deacidification Methods And Projects - Carolyn Harris
- Preservation Of Paper Based Materials. Present And Future Research And Developments In The Paper Industry - Gerald W. Lundeen
- Preservation Of Nonpaper Materials. Present And Future Research And Development In The Preservation Of Film, Sound Recordings, Tapes, Computer Records, And Other Nonpaper Materials - Gerald D. Gibson
- Preservation And Conservation Decisions In The Local Library - William T Henderson
- Decisions In Conservation And Preservation In The Conservation Laboratory - Louise Kuflik
- Role Of Commercial Services In Conservation And Preservation - James Orr, William Anthony, Leedom Kettell, And Anita Werling
- Kepler And His Custody; Scholarship And Conservation Policy - D.W. Krummel
The Role And Responsibility Of The Library In Preservation And Conservation - E. Dale Cluff
The Proceedings of the Allerton Park Institute have been digitized through the Open Content Alliance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)To paraphrase Dickens, these are the best and the worst of times. We certainly are confronted by a serious economic situation nationally and internationally, and the support libraries enjoyed only a few years ago (relatively ...
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)I am here to represent library binders, a business that I have been in for over thirty-five years. Our industry is a small industry as industries go. It is about a 50-million-dollar industry which means that there are ...
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)I would like to present a chronology of national preservation planning, describe some notable developments in the area of regional cooperative conservation efforts, and suggest the types of activities that are feasible ...
Preservation of paper based materials: Present and future research and developments in the paper industry While we still have much to learn, and there is room for further progress, it is not only possible, but it is in the papermaker's own economic interests to produce permanent/durable paper. Such paper can reasonably be ...
The decision to conserve has already been made when a book is brought to a conservation studio. It means that the material has been found to have some intrinsic or artifactual value. What to conserve is the decision of ...