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Birds in Print

A recent call, instigated by The Flyway Print Exchange, for submissions from printmakers caught my attention.  In conjunction with an exhibition of the prints in the exchange at the… 256 more words

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Making Collections Accessible: The New York Academy of Medicine Library’s Health Pamphlet Collection

By Katarzyna Bator, Collections Care Assistant, Gladys Brooks Book & Paper Conservation Laboratory

Every library is likely to find parts of its collection in need of protective enclosures and unique storage solutions. 387 more words


Bee-otch or Champion - Maybe a Little Bit of Both.

I am not sure if it was the fact that all six of them cut in front of us in line or if it was that they disregarded my comment that we were in a National Park and that catching and keeping a tiny turtle the size of a silver dollar really “wasn’t allowed”. 606 more words

Visual Arts Research Data Management

Visual arts research data management (VARDM) seems to be a burgeoning subfield among art librarians and visual resource professionals that will be increasingly relevant to the success of emerging professionals in these fields. 1,203 more words


The Art of Patience

At this time of year, things can get a trifle manic, at least in this household.  There are numerous ends to be tied off, tasks scraped from the plate of daily life.  817 more words

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The Bookplates of Medical Men (Item of the Month)

By Erin Albritton, Head of Conservation, Gladys Brooks Book & Paper Conservation Laboratory

Book owners have forever endeavored to find ways to identify volumes as their own. 867 more words


Sunday Book-Thought 2

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements, clumsy hands. If for a hundred and a hundred years everyone had been able freely to handle our codicies, the majority of them would no longer exist. 31 more words