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Preservation Week Open House - April 26, 2018

Every year during ALA's preservation week the Preservation Lab holds an open house. The event is open to the public and allows staff, faculty, students, and guests to see what the Lab is…

From  Jessica Ebert A month ago 21 views 0  

Making the Perfect Wheat Starch Paste

Wheat Starch Paste is one of the core adhesives used in book and paper conservation. High quality wheat starch paste, used by most conservation labs, comes in a powdered form that is mixed with…

From  Jessica Ebert 5 Months ago 307 views 0  

Papermaking In the Lab

This short video offers a glimpse into the process of making paper. In this video, #29 cotton fibers are beat in the Lab's 1.5lb capacity Oracle Hollander beater from Lee McDonald and then…

From  Jessica Ebert 5 Months ago 6 views 0  

Disaster Recovery Team Meeting - Simulating a Water Emergency

On April 27, 2017, during Preservation Week, the UC Libraries Disaster Recover Team met for a disaster recovery exercise where we simulated collection items being affected by various water…

From  Jessica Ebert 8 Months ago 7 views 0  

RTI on Katib Khosru wa Shirin (Exterior Cover)

This is video capture that explores highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) using the RTI Viewer (provided by Cultural Heritage Imaging - free downloadable software for view RTI captures).…

From  Jessica Ebert 8 Months ago 14 views 0  

Conservation Endbands

Trojanische Alterthümer (http://uclid.uc.edu/record=b1659486), a collection of 19th century text and plates from UC's Classics Library recently came to the Preservation Lab for treatment…

From  Jessica Ebert 9 Months ago 38 views 0  

RTI on Katib Khosru Wa Shirin (Illustration)

This is video capture that explores highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) using the RTI Viewer (provided by Cultural Heritage Imaging - free downloadable software for view RTI captures).…

From  Jessica Ebert 9 Months ago 17 views 0  

RTI_CaptureVideo_PentateuchParashathBershith_ChineseMs31_HebrewUnionCollege

This is part of a collection of Chinese Manuscripts that belongs to Hebrew Union College (Cincinnati, OH). This manuscript, Ms 31, as well as Ms 4 and Ms 5, came to the Preservation Lab for third…

From  Jessica Ebert 10 Months ago 5 views 0  

RTI_VideoCapture_VellumPrayerBook_PublicLibraryOfCincinnati

This is video capture that explores highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) using the RTI Viewer (provided by Cultural Heritage Imaging - free downloadable software for view RTI captures).…

From  Jessica Ebert 10 Months ago 5 views 0  

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This is video capture that explores highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) using the RTI Viewer (provided by Cultural Heritage Imaging - free downloadable software for view RTI captures).…

From  Jessica Ebert 10 Months ago 14 views 0  

AllerBucherUndSchrifften_i17632730_VideoCaptureRTI_UpperCover

This is video capture that explores highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) using the RTI Viewer (provided by Cultural Heritage Imaging - free downloadable software for view RTI captures).…

From  Jessica Ebert A year ago 75 views 0  

RTI: The Preservation Lab's First Capture Sessions (time lapse)

Following a training opportunity through Cultural Heritage Imaging, Jessica Ebert (conservation tech), Catarina Figueirinhas (sr. conservation tech), and Ashleigh Schieszer (conservator) complete…

From  Jessica Ebert A year ago 54 views 0  

MapLining_FullLength

In this video, Book and Paper Conservator, Ashleigh Schieszer, and Sr. Conservation Technician, Catarina Figueirinhas, are carefully lining an 1863 Cincinnati business map (from the Public…

From  Jessica Ebert A year ago 96 views 0