Skip to main content

Craig Preservation Lab

  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Working from Home: Part Two

    So it’s been a month. Or longer even. You’ve already finished all the little projects you had lying around and ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Working From Home: Part One

    I assume that you, dear reader, have recently found yourself spending far more time than you are used to (or ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Back to School

    On this blog, we often post about new techniques that we are learning in order to take better care of ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Good intentions

    Things have been relatively calm in our corner of the blogosphere for several months, so I thought I’d add a ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Spring/Summer Cleaning

    Items find their way to the preservation lab in a lot of different ways. Sometimes new items are sent to ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    All the Naked Ladies

    I have recently discovered a sure-fire way to keep things interesting in my job: endeavor to repair books about photography. ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    A microspatula by any other name…

    …would be just as useful. Following a recent orientation I gave for student employees within IU University Archives, it occurred ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Ultrasonic Misting- Part Two

    In the previous post, I mentioned some of the factors involved in choosing a consolidant for the job at hand. ...
  • Black and white image of the Wells Library south entrance.

    Ultrasonic Misting- Part One

    I’ve been busy the past several months in the Paper Lab getting together the parts, purchase requests and wherewithal to ...