Category: Preservation & conservation

“Spine surgery” for damaged books

See the treatment process step by step

Have you wondered what happens to the books that show up damaged...

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Libraries host Digital Preservation Management workshop

Managers of digital content gathered to learn about digital forensics tools and techniques

Digital Preservation Management (DPM) Workshops, a well-known continuing education series hosted by...

Preservation & conservation
Spy-proof Letters

Spy-proof Letters

Researcher details historic techniques for securing correspondence

Long before the digital age, safeguarding correspondence and important documents from prying...

 Bibliotech
Letterlocking in Lobby 10

Letterlocking in Lobby 10

October 27, 2015 10am - 12pm

Write a letter to a friend and learn how to letterlock it shut

When’s the last time you hand wrote a letter and sent it...

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Aga Khan Documentation Center receives noted scholar’s archive

Aga Khan Documentation Center receives noted scholar’s archive

Yasser Tabbaa, a prominent scholar in Islamic art and architecture, has donated...

Preservation & conservation
AKDC collaboration brings 1959 recordings of Moroccan music to Archnet

AKDC collaboration brings 1959 recordings of Moroccan music to Archnet

Between 1959 and 1962 the American author and composer, Paul Bowles, traveled...

Archives & MIT history
Preserving Tangier’s International Zone

Preserving Tangier’s International Zone

Aga Khan Documentation Center collaborates with Tangier American Institute for Moroccan Studies

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is collaborating with the Tangier...

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Staff Profile: Jessica Venlet

Digital Archives Fellow

Jessica Venlet arrived at MIT in October 2014 to begin a two-year...

 Bibliotech

Nancy McGovern voted VP/President-elect of SAA

She will serve as the Society of American Archivists' 72nd president in 2016–2017

The Society of American Archivists (SAA) has elected Nancy McGovern, MIT Libraries’ Head of Curation and Preservation...

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