Blog post by Jeannie Ma, Library Special Collections Public Services Assistant for more than 2 years, Class of 2017
This blog post is the second in a series which proudly features Library Special Collections Flash Exhibits created by its 2017 Graduating Seniors.
Every day is preservation day at the UCLA Library. Preservation is written into our vision statement, and all of us work to make sure scholarship and heritage, no matter what the format, will remain accessible to the world.
This year’s American Library Association Preservation Week theme is textile preservation, and institutions around the world will be using the hashtag #preswk to talk about their preservation programs and services.
Curious about the process of book conservation treatment? Be sure to visit UCLA Library Special Collections this week for a flash exhibit featuring a recently completed book treatment! The exhibit includes the book, its new protective box, samples of materials used in the treatment, as well as photos and descriptions of various treatment steps.
You might have heard them playing their post-Valentine’s concert on February 18. Perhaps they provided the perfect cadence to study to during midterm season. Or maybe you’re just looking for an early music group on campus.
We scoured the moon of Endor, navigated Bowser’s castle, and cleared all of Aincrad’s 100 floors to bring you this exclusive interview with Daniel Slatkin, Assistant Resident Director of Sproul Hall and player one in all things Geek Week!
In conservation we often work on objects that take our breath away. Many times its because they are amazing, sometimes its because they give off noxious fumes. My work on the Carrie F. Young Diploma from 1884 was both.