Category: Preservation & conservation

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 Services, as SAA Vice President/President-Elect. She begins a one-year term this August...

Preservation & conservation

Creating scrapbooks that last

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

A webinar about creating durable scrapbooks

Join us for a free webinar about creating scrapbooks with preservation in mind, hosted by the New England Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). Learn...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Archives & MIT history
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...

Art & architecture & planning


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....

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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...

Preservation & conservation