Category: Preservation & conservation

Connect the clues!

May 1, 2015 10am - 11:30am

Exploring personal digital archives

Imagine that it’s the year 2025 and you’ve recently begun preserving your family history. While sorting through photo albums and books, you’ve discovered a...

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Conservation demystified

April 30, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm

A webinar about planning a conservation project

Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Join us for a free webinar about planning a conservation project hosted by the New England Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). A...

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Digital preservation management

April 29, 2015 3pm - 4:30pm

An overview of DPM tools

The Digital Preservation Management (DPM) workshops launched a set of management tools and techniques in March 2015 that are available for use. Join Nancy Y McGovern,...

Preservation & conservation
Exhibit tour

Exhibit tour

April 29, 2015 2:30pm - 3pm

Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Take a tour of the current exhibit in the Libraries’ Maihaugen Gallery with by Stephen Skuce, Program Manager for Rare Books, MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections. Location:...

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Preserving place

Preserving place

April 29, 2015 1pm - 2pm

Issues and insights in documenting cultural heritage in the modern Middle East

Throughout the Middle East, cultural heritage is being destroyed faster than we can document it. Join us for a discussion that examines the processes...

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BYOB(ook)

April 28, 2015 10am - 2pm

Learn how to preserve a book with a protective cover

Stop by Lobby 10 and learn how to use our CoLibri machine to create custom protective covers on books in seconds. Bring your own...

Preservation & conservation
Movable messages in books

Movable messages in books

April 21, 2015 10am - 2pm

Spinning wheels, a coded disk, and volvelles

Wheels don’t just spin on bikes, buses, and cars…sometimes they are rings that rotate in the pages of old books, that spin and revolve...

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Examining Medieval chant manuscripts

Examining Medieval chant manuscripts

April 27, 2015 12pm - 2pm

Parchment, chant, and MIT’s Glaser Codex

Theresa Zammit Lupi, book and paper conservator, and Michael S. Cuthbert, MIT Associate Professor of Music will talk about various aspects of parchment, bookmaking, and...

Humanities
International collaborations in digital preservation

International collaborations in digital preservation

Nancy McGovern and Kari Smith of the MIT Libraries recently presented a Digital Preservation Management (DPM) workshop at The University of the West Indies (UWI)...

Preservation & conservation