Category: Preservation & conservation

Safety Nets: Rescue and Revival for Endangered Born-Digital Records

October 23, 2017 1 - 2pm

A brown bag with Jefferson Bailey

The web is now firmly established as the primary communication and publication platform for sharing and accessing social and cultural materials....

Preservation & conservation
Book cradles that don’t go to the grave

Book cradles that don’t go to the grave

Wunsch Conversation Lab invents reusable mounts for library exhibits

  Staff in the MIT Libraries’ Wunsch Conservation Laboratory have been working to design a new kind of structure to display books and...

Preservation & conservation
Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Jessika Khazrik will create web archive of work by environmental activist and scientist Pierre Malychef

Graduate student Jessika Khazrik is the first recipient of the Ada Lovelace Grant, a new grant at MIT that encourages and...

Science
IAP 2017: Music, arts & crafts

IAP 2017: Music, arts & crafts

Explore our workshop offerings

Explore artists’ books or learn a new craft. “The Codex and Its Variations”: Artists’ Books @ MIT Wed, Jan 25, 1-2pm, 14N-112...

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Mozart rolls the dice

Solving a conservation puzzle

Recently the Wunsch Conservation Lab staff received this puzzle: a game of musical chance by W.A. Mozart in which new compositions...

Preservation & conservation

Engineering librarians convene and celebrate

Serving the needs of engineers in a digital age

Much of the world knows the strength of the MIT Libraries engineering resources, but did you know the librarians who work...

Science
Media Lab’s Ethan Zuckerman on lessons from letterlocking

Media Lab’s Ethan Zuckerman on lessons from letterlocking

What historic letters can tell us about the power of tangible demonstrations and analog text

Ethan Zuckerman, director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT and recently appointed associate professor of the practice in Media Arts and Sciences, is...

Preservation & conservation
Libraries celebrate Preservation Week

Libraries celebrate Preservation Week

April 25, 2016 2 - 4:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of fun events

Join us for a fun and informative afternoon in celebration of Preservation Week. To assist with our planning, registration is requested...

Archives & MIT history