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The Archival Products newsletter is specifically written for libraries and published quarterly. To read past newsletter articles, simply click on the links below. Adobe Acrobat must be installed on your computer to view the files. Article submissions and inquires should be sent to info@archival.com.

WINTER 2014
Archival Products NEWS Volume 18, No. 4

  • Epigraphic Squeezes: Modern Impressions of Ancient History
    By Jill Iacchei and Michele Hamill
  • La Colomba
    By Rachel Lapkin

FALL 2013
Archival Products NEWS Volume 18, No. 3

  • Book Arts in Second Life
    By Beverly Schlee
  • Bridging the Print/Digital Preservation Divide
    By Kevin Driedger and Lance Stuchell

SUMMER 2013
Archival Products NEWS Volume 18, No. 2

  • Superstorm Sandy: Response and Recovery at NYU Ehrman Medical Library
    By Angela M. Andres, Lou Di Gennaro, and Laura McCann
  • Two-Year Journey with Joseph Royer Architectural Drawings
    By Cher Schneider

WINTER 2013
Archival Products NEWS Volume 18, No. 1

  • The Davis & Associates Architectural Drawing Collection #5034, A Case Study for Processing Oversize Materials
    By Julia Merkel and Cecelia Parks
  • Reorganization of Remote Storage and Renovation for Creation of a Research Collections Library
    By Jessica Phillips

FALL 2012
Archival Products NEWS Volume 17, No. 4

  • Boxing the 'Big Huge': A Preventive Conservation Conundrum by Annabelle F. Shrieve, Vauna Gross, Jeff Hunt, Tomomi Nakashima, and Randy Silverman

SUMMER 2012
Archival Products NEWS Volume 17, No. 3

  • Preservation of Emory University's African American Scrapbook Collection By Kim Knox Norman
  • The Repair of Large-Scale Theater Posters By Craig Fansler

SPRING 2012
Archival Products NEWS Volume 17, No. 2

  • Engage for Preservation Week by Jeanne Drewes
  • Interdependence: Continuing Role of Print in a Context of Digital Delivery by Gary Frost

WINTER 2012
Archival Products NEWS Volume 17, No. 1

  • In Honor of Jan Merrill-Oldham: A Celebration of Life
    May 10, 1947 – October 5, 2011

FALL 2011
Archival Products NEWS Volume 16, No. 4

  • Sleeves and Posts: A Rehousing Option for Scrapbooks by Henry Hebert
  • The Use of Japanese Paper as an Alternative Material in the Repair of Leather-Bound Items in Academic Research Libraries By Ann Carroll Kearney

SUMMER 2011
Archival Products NEWS Volume 16, No. 3

  • A Novel Use of CoLibri: Boxing the Blue Devil by Beth Doyle
  • Vanderbilt University Library Renovation Project Triggers Large Technical Services Staff Relocation: How We Divided and Conquered by Sue Davis
  • Protecting Our Music Collection — Sewn Spiral Bindings by Wendy Jones

SPRING 2011
Archival Products NEWS Volume 16, No. 2

  • 1858 Laws of Iowa: a Treatment Narrative by Katherine Swift Kelly
  • Making a Spine for a VeloBound Book by Karen Jones

WINTER 2009
Archival Products NEWS Volume 16, No. 1

  • Developing a Preservation Program for the UCLA Library By Jacob Nadal
  • Rescuing Irreplaceable Records from Capitols to Closets By David W. Carmicheal, Director, The Georgia Archives, and Chair, IPER Advisory Board

FALL 2008
Archival Products NEWS Volume 15, No. 4

  • Preservation of Historical Libraries of Arequipa by Gary Frost and Helen Ryan
  • Investing in the Future: Creating a Historic Archive in an Art Museum By Lindsay E. Shannon and Ian Ringgenberg

SUMMER 2008
Archival Products NEWS Volume 15, No. 3

  • Fire and Ice: A Soot Removal Technique Using Dry Ice Blasting By Randy Silverman
  • CoLibrì Book Cover System

SPRING 2008
Archival Products NEWS Volume 15, No. 2

  • The Kansas Aerial Photography Initiative (KAPI) By Linda Marston
  • Spiral Book Binders—Variations on a Solution by Bill Minter

WINTER 2008
Archival Products NEWS Volume 15, No. 1

  • JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies Celebrates James Madison University's Centennial with Real and Virtual Exhibits By Tracy Harter and Julia Merkel
  • The Next Wave of Statewide Preservation Planning By Tom Clareson

FALL 2007
Archival Products NEWS Volume 14, No. 4

  • Planning for Conservation of Archival Scrapbook Collections by Jennifer Hain Teper and Emily F. Shaw
  • Building Compromises: Assessing the Options for Protecting Collections During Construction by Jacob Nadal

SUMMER 2007
Archival Products NEWS Volume 14, No. 3

  • Encapsulation: Beyond the Island by Lynn Ann Davis
  • Preserving Cultural Collections in the West by Kristen Kern

SPRING 2007
Archival Products NEWS Volume 14, No. 2

  • One of These Threads is Not Like the Others, or, What’s Special about this Sewing Station? by Emily K Bell
  • ADDENDUM: Djs in the Library – Dust Jackets that is, Not the Music Makers by Margit Smith

WINTER 2007
Archival Products NEWS Volume 14, No. 1

  • Environmental Monitoring: A Library Case Study by Kazuko Hioki
  • Djs in the Library – Dust Jackets that is, Not the Music Makers by Margit Smith

FALL 2006
Archival Products NEWS Volume 13, No. 4

  • Assessment and Plans to Preserve the CONSOL Energy Mining Map Collection by Jean Ann Croft and Debora Rougeux
  • Salisbury House: Diverse Preservation Needs of a Private Library by Lindsay Shannon

SUMMER 2006
Archival Products NEWS Volume 13, No. 3

  • Shelter and Sanctuary: Customizing Protective Enclosures by Kathryn Leonard
  • Preservation Surveys By the Book by Patricia K. Turpening
  • Colibri Book Cover System

SPRING 2006
Archival Products NEWS Volume 13, No. 2

  • Lessons from Katrina: Recovery of Cultural Collections by Gary Frost
  • In Medias Res: How to Protect Media and Mixed Media in an Age of Transition by Oliver Cutshaw
  • Introduction of Archival Products New Account Manager - Molly McIlhon

WINTER 2006
Archival Products NEWS Volume 13, No. 1

  • Quick Repairs: Taking Conservation to the Books by Alan Puglia
  • Big News: Saving an 1870 Wall Map from Extinction by Frederick N. Honneffer

FALL 2005
Archival Products NEWS Volume 12, No. 4

  • A Summer at Salisbury House: The Protection of a Small Library During Renovations by Andrea Knowlton
  • In the Hot Seat: Using Local Resources for Innovative Disaster Training by Thomas H. Teper

SUMMER 2005
Archival Products NEWS Volume 12, No. 3

  • The Changing Book: Transitions in Design, Production and Preservation
  • Book Sculpture, Defined by Wendy Gray

SPRING 2005
Archival Products NEWS Volume 12, No. 2

  • A Project Embracing Digital Media Preservation: Tradition Becoming Less Traditional by Kate Contakos and Melitte Buchman
  • My Battles with Mold by Andrew Damico

WINTER 2005
Archival Products NEWS Volume 12, No. 1

  • The Book Doctor: Community Service, Public Relations and Preservation Education by Mary Ellen Starmer
  • Preserving and Conserving Pamphlets by Norma Linton

FALL 2004
Archival Products NEWS Volume 11, No. 4

  • Stabilizing Materials in Preparation for Transfer to Remote Storage by Jennifer Hain Teper
  • New Technology for Conservation Enclosures by Jacob Nadal

SUMMER 2004
Archival Products NEWS Volume 11, No. 3

  • Planning to Market Preservation by Yvonne Carignan
  • University of Iowa Library Preservation and LBS/Archival Products Help in Recovery of a Book Collection from a Fire
  • DEKKO Paks Update by Margit Smith

SPRING 2004
Archival Products NEWS Volume 11, No. 2

  • Starting a Branch Repair Training Program by Beth Doyle
  • Striving for Success. Making a Hybrid Conservation Laboratory Work in the University of Kansas Libraries by Whitney Baker

WINTER 2004
Archival Products NEWS Volume 11, No. 1

FALL 2003
Archival Products NEWS Volume 10, No. 4

  • Ergonomic Considerations for Furniture and Equipment in a New Conservation Lab by Heather Caldwell Kaufman, the MIT Libraries
  • Archival Products Update
  • CAPitalize On Your Investment: CAP Grants for Small Museums by Laura A. Vannorsdel and Brian J. Baird, University of Kansas

SUMMER 2003
Archival Products NEWS Volume 10, No. 3

  • Chlorine Dioxide: A Treatment for Mold in Libraries by Kristina L. Southwell, the University of Oklahoma Libraries
  • Coping With a Mold Outbreak in the Archives by Pat Morris, University of Colorado at Boulder

SPRING 2003
Archival Products NEWS Volume 10, No. 2

  • Repairing Books and Preserving the General Collection by Margit J. Smith, University of San Diego
  • Promoting Preservation by Janice Mohlhenrich Lathrop, Preservation Consultant based in Washington, D.C.
  • Archival Products Updates

WINTER 2003
Archival Products NEWS Volume 10, No. 1

  • Silverfish, Their Activities and How to Stop Them by Margit J. Smith, University of San Diego
  • Binding in Tough Times by Patricia Selinger, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Announcing a Conference Celebrating the Legacy and Future of Book Conservation, University of Iowa Libraries, UI Center for the Book and LBS Archival Products

FALL 2002
Archival Products NEWS Volume 9, No. 3

  • Book Quality Liabilities and the Pages of Shame by Werner Rebsamen
  • Helpful Hints for the Safe Transport of Library Materials by Oliver Cutshaw, Harvard College Library
  • Collaboration: The Key to Viable Preservation Solutions by Janice Comer

SUMMER 2002
Archival Products NEWS Volume 9, No. 2

  • Encouraging Preservation Awareness in Children by Andrea Rolich, University of Wisconsin
  • Mechanisms for Book Building: Bookbinding Models at the University of Iowa Libraries by Gary Frost
  • LBS and the University of Iowa Preserve History for Future Bookbinders by Fritz James
  • Rehousing a Portrait Collection by Susan Martin, The New York Academy of Medicine

SPRING 2002
Archival Products NEWS Volume 9, No. 1

  • To Infinity and Beyond: Mass Deacidification and Cultural Preservation by Nancy E. Kraft, University of Iowa
  • Deacidification at Home by Nancy E Kraft, University of Iowa
  • Integrating Library Preservation into the Daily Operations of a Small College Library by Rebecca Stuhr, Jean Reavis and Sheryl Bissen, Grinnell College
  • Processing Books for Mass Alkalization by Gary Frost

WINTER 2000
Archival Products NEWS Volume 8, No. 1

  • Paper Splitting as a Preservation Option by Margit J. Smith
  • Library Pamphlet Binding by Shannon Zachary
  • San Francisco Public Library housing music scores, plays, poetry, government documents and magazines by Marie Kelser, San Francisco Public Library

FALL 1999
Archival Products NEWS Volume 7, No. 3

  • Integrated Book Repair by Gary Frost, University of Iowa
  • Inexpensive Spine Lettering by Patsy L. McCarty, Book Group

SUMMER 1999
Archival Products NEWS Volume 7, No. 2

  • Preservation Strategies for Small and Public Libraries by Brian J. Baird, University of Kansas

SPRING 1999
Archival Products NEWS Volume 7, No. 1

  • Colorado Preservation Alliance Provides Website Brimming with Information by Sharon Partidge and Karen Jones, Jefferson County Public Library
  • Acrylic Coated Replacement for Starch-filled Buckram

FALL 1998
Archival Products NEWS Volume 6, No. 4

(Incorrectly published as Volume 5, no.4)

  • Problems Encountered in the Preservation of Record Jackets [Imagery, Photographs and Notes] by Gary Jones, Onondaga County Public Library
  • Conservation Cloth by Fritz James, LBS

SUMMER 1998
Archival Products NEWS Volume 6, No. 3

  • Moving and Storing Special Collections Books by Margit Smith, University of San Diego
  • Formation of the Northeast Florida Library Information Network or Neflin by Marty Sugden, Jacksonville Public Library

SPRING 1998
Archival Products NEWS Volume 6, No. 2

  • Conservation, Preservation, Restoration: Terminology Should Assist Clarity by Joseph A. Settanni, CRM, CA, CPC, Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest
  • Minneapolis Public Library Preservation for Permanent Collections

WINTER 1998
Archival Products NEWS Volume 6, No. 1

  • Helping Patrons Care for Their Home Libraries and Collections by Pat Wagner, Pattern Research.
  • Development of the Pamphlet Binder Conservators Prefer

FALL 1997
Archival Products NEWS Volume 5, No. 4

  • Outsourcing Book Repair by Clara Keyes, Morehead State University
  • Book Review: Promoting Preservation Awareness in Libraries, A Sourcebook for Academic, Public, School and Special Collections, Edited by Jeanne M. Drewes and Julie A. Page
  • Using Custom Made Four-Flap Enclosures for Book Boxes by Julia Franklin

SUMMER 1997
Archival Products NEWS Volume 5, No. 3

  • The History, Care and Handling of Photographic Materials by Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Iowa State University
  • Saving the Serials: Preserving Mass Culture at the Utah State University Libraries by Noel A. Carmack, Utah State University

SPRING 1997
Archival Products NEWS Volume 5, No. 2

  • Archival Film Preservation at the Iowa State University Library by Tyler Walters, Iowa State University
  • Preservation of Memorabilia, Photographs and Documents

WINTER 1997
Archival Products NEWS Volume 5, No. 1

  • Managing a Stacks Cleaning Project by Shannon Zachary, University of Michigan
  • Spiral Bindings in a Hard Cover: An Alternative to Rebinding by William Minter, Bookbinding & Conservation
  • Technical Tips - Care of Books, Documents and Photographs by Roger Joyce, Wyoming State Archives
  • Book Review by Ton Dijksterhuis, CNC Assistant Secretary

FALL 1996
Archival Products NEWS Volume 4, No. 4

  • Beyond Brittle: Preserving Theatre History at the Cleveland Public Library by Ann Olszewski, Cleveland Public Library
  • Tips to Keep in Mind While Trying to Defeat Time by Ivan Hanthorn, Iowa State University Library for the Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • Tips on Creating an Archival Scrapbook or Photo Album by Nancy Kraft for the Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • Judging a Book by Its Cover: Academic Institutions vs. Public Libraries-A Preservation Viewpoint by Marie Kelzer, San Francisco Public Library

SUMMER 1996
Archival Products NEWS Volume 4, No. 3

  • Music Preservation Developing an Ongoing Program by Gwen Gregory,
  • Library Binding as a Preservation Option by Gregor Trinkaus Randall, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • State Historical Society of Iowa Library Collections Jeopardized By Marv Bergman, State Historical Society of Iowa

SPRING 1996
Archival Products NEWS Volume 4, No. 2

  • Security Issues for Special Collections by Gregor Trinkaus-Randall, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Tips on Protective Enclosures for Pamphlets by Nancy Craft, the Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • Tips on Preserving Scrapbooks by Ivan Hanthorn, the Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • Partnership in Preservation by Sheila Miller, Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Florida Dept of State
  • Mellon Foundation Continues Support for Latin American Project by Jutta Reed-Scott

WINTER 1996
Archival Products NEWS Volume 4, No. 1

  • Mold Fighting on a Tight Budget by Janet Brennan Croft, Martin Methodist College Library
  • Special Collections-Special Treatment The treatment of books destined for Special Collections or the Rare Book Room by Margit J. Smith, University of San Diego, Copley Library

FALL 1995
Archival Products NEWS Volume 3, No. 4

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School Library is Designated Custodian of ALI and NCCUSL Archives by Harry Kyriakiodis, The American Law Institute
  • Rutgers University Offers Certification in Preservation by Karen Novick, Rutgers University
  • Tips on Preserving Photographs by Ivan Hanthorn, Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • Tips on Preserving Your Documents by Nancy Kraft, Chair, and Ivan Hanthorn, Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium
  • The Chop or Printer’s Mark: Its History and Use in Authenticating the Fine Art Print by Todd Frye, Koda Lithographik

SUMMER 1995
Archival Products NEWS Volume 3, No. 3

  • The Problem of Conservation in Small Libraries and a Practical Solution by Pamela Pirio, Earth Ways
  • Post Binding as an Alternative to Leaf Attachment by Noel A Carmack, Utah State University
  • Book Review: An Ounce of Preservation by Craig A. Tuttle

SPRING 1995
Archival Products NEWS Volume 3, No. 2

  • Handle With Care, the Proper Way to Treat Books by Margit J. Smith, University of San Diego, Copley Library
  • Code Blue: The Utah State University Cyanotype Collection by Peter F. Schmid, Utah State University
  • Improved Staff Training Enhances Preservation of Collections by Gary Menges, University of Washington

WINTER 1995
Archival Products NEWS Volume 3, No. 1

  • Keeping Scores: Music Preservation at the University of Oregon Library by Normandy Helmer, University of Oregon Library
  • Pamphlet Binding at Idaho State Library by Julia Franklin, Idaho State Library
  • University of Minnesota Bindery Installs Shelving Unit to Accommodate Archival Pamphlet Bindery by Marc Flechsig, University Bindery, University of Minnesta

FALL 1994
Archival Products NEWS Volume 2, No. 3

  • Research Library and Archives at the Mariners’ Museum Acquires 75,000th Volume
  • Booklove by Jerry Stern, Florida State University
  • Preserving Mark Twain by Mark Woodhouse, Elmira College
  • Preservation Photocopy Worth the Labor Intensive Task

SUMMER 1994
Archival Products NEWS Volume 2, No. 2

  • Care of Photographs by Northeast Document Conservation Center
  • Restoration 95 Conference Program Theme: Affordable Preservation: Practical Strategies for the ‘90s
  • Report on the First Annual Books on Demand Symposium by Gary Frost

SPRING 1994
Archival Products NEWS Volume 2, No. 1

  • The Iowa Cooperative Preservation Consortium by Nancy Kraft
  • The evolution of F-grade Library Buckram
  • Symposium: Publishing, Print and Binding Books on Demand

SPRING 1993
Archival Products NEWS Volume 1, No. 5

  • "Archival" Board and Preservation Demands: how we measure up.
  • Pamphlet Binder Patent Rights Extended to Canada
  • Mass Deacidification at Northwestern University Library by Elayne Bond

WINTER 1993
Archival Products NEWS Volume 1, No. 4

  • Breaking New Ground in Special Collections and Historic Preservation: The Iowa Women’s Archives at the University of Iowa Libraries by Karen Mason, Louise Noun - Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women’s Archives
  • Pamphlet Binders and Materials Preservation: A short history of the Archival Products’ binder
  • University of Nebraska Libraries Preserve Willa Cather documents with Brittle Book Replacement

FALL 1992
Archival Products NEWS Volume 1, No. 3

  • An Edition of One: Xerographic Replacements to Meet Continuing Demand for Brittle Books in Book Format by Wes Boomgaarden, Ohio State University Libraries
  • An Important Safeguard: Public records, personal memoirs, and historic documents can be saved through Brittle Book Replacement

SUMMER 1992
Archival Products NEWS Volume 1, No. 2

  • Description of Cooperative Preservation Photocopying Project by Linda Nainis, Protext
  • Columbia Libraries Annex Disaster by Janet Gertz, Columbia University Libraries

SPRING 1992
Archival Products NEWS Volume 1, No. 1

  • Brittle Book Replacement Expands Service
  • Pamphlet Binders and Their Use in Research Libraries by Randy Silverman, Brigham Young University
  • The Oversew Option by James W. Craven, Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan
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