Browse 1981: Conserving and Preserving Library Materials by Title

  • Krummel, Donald W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Johannes Kepler ends the preface to his Harmonice mundi of 1619 with these sentiments: "The die is cast; my book is written, to be read either now or posterity, I don't care. It may wait a century for a reader, much as ...

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  • Morrow, Carolyn Clark (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 ...

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  • Henderson, William T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    For a period of years, I have been aware that the decisions regarding preservation which I have made, which I have shared in making, or which have been made by others have not all been of the same nature. The level ...

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  • Gibson, Gerald D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    To give a reasonably thorough report on the present research and development of the preservation of any single format with which we as librarians must work would barely be possible in this one session. To broaden ...

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  • Harris, Carolyn (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    When I was first asked to update my 1979 Library Journal paper on mass deacidification processes, I thought it would be simple. I could just write "nothing's happened," and go on my way, or just say "there's not yet ...

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  • Lundeen, Gerald W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    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 ...

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  • Cluff, E. Dale (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    A comprehensive library preservation program would address all of these issues as well as disaster preparedness and appropriate binding, repair, and restoration practices. To do the job right would be too costly, right? ...

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  • Orr, James; Anthony, William T.; Kettell, Leedom; Werling, Anita (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 ...

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