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Hidden Fore Edge Painting - Columbus College of Art and Design

This volume is part of the Columbus College of Art & Design's Packard Library collection. The volume is entitled Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain…

From  Jessica Ebert 4 Months ago 45 views 0  

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 6 Months ago 31 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 11 Months ago 426 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 11 Months ago 12 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 A year ago 8 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 A year 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 A year ago 39 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 A year 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 A year ago 6 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 A year ago 13 views 0