[spcollig] Registration is now open -- Salvaging Mold and Water Damaged Library Materials: A Preservation Workshop

Swanson, Nicole Marie long20 at uillinois.edu
Thu Jun 1 12:40:58 CDT 2017

The CARLI Preservation Committee is pleased to sponsor a workshop on Salvaging Mold and Water Damaged Library Materials in Springfield from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.

The workshop will include an overview of mold and library materials including basic morphology, sources of mold, a brief introduction to health risks when dealing with mold, and options for remediation/removal.

Attendees will also learn about salvaging wet library materials, including an introduction to disaster response when water strikes and an overview of methods for drying various types of materials found in library collections - books, documents, and audio-visual materials.  The session will include a "no stress, no tears" hands-on exercise salvaging wet library materials.

The instructors for the day will be Jennifer Hain Teper, Bud Velde Preservation Librarian and Head, Preservation Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Bonnie Parr, Historical Documents Conservator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

The intended audience is staff and librarians from CARLI member libraries.

To register and view additional details about the workshop, please visit: https://www.carli.illinois.edu/salvaging-mold-and-water-damaged-library-materials-preservation-workshop.

Registration will on close Friday, June 30, 2017 at noon. Registration is limited.

Please send any questions to support at carli.illinois.edu<mailto:support at carli.illinois.edu>.

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