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NC is a no-go: bathrooms, libraries, and the limits of welcoming

Originally posted on Feral Librarian:
Text and some of the slides of talk I gave (remotely) at/for TRLN17AM: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title slide below. See what I did there? The original version of this talk started out with an explanation about why…

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Conservation Conversations in Copenhagen: Lessons Learned

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of presenting my work on Marguerite Duprez Lahey and the rebinding of books at the seminar on Care and Conservation of Manuscripts in Copenhagen. It was my first time in Denmark, and although I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sobering Statistics Concerning Book Conservation

Originally posted on jeff peachey:
There are some sobering statistics in The FY2014 Preservation Statistics Report, by Annie Peterson, Holly Robertson, and Nick Szydlowski.  Eighty-seven cultural institutions responded; primarily academic libraries. Although the authors caution about extrapolating the data since…

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Divide my heart, an ode to my favorite tool

Originally posted on Big Jump Press:
I found a gem at a car boot sale last weekend. Just look a those beauties! Only £6! What a score! And here is our topic today, ladies and gentlemen: Do you know what…

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