CARLI Preservation Committee's News and Blog Articles

Blog Series: Disaster Planning

Driving Lesson for Library Disaster Planning: Slow and Steady Gets You There! - Beth McGowan, Northern Illinois University, August 31, 2016

Watch Out for Midwest Disasters - Melanie R. Schoenborn, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Joseph (Joe) Feigl, III, LIS graduate student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, September 27, 2016

Disaster Planning: Getting Started - Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University, November 28, 2016

Creating a Plan – Templates for Success - Jenny Dunbar, College of DuPage, May 8, 2017

In-House Management of Disasters - Jen Hunt Johnson, Illinois State University, December 16, 2016

Supplies and Tools for Library Disaster Response - Meghan Ryan, National Louis University, January 24, 2017

Recovery from a Disaster – Salvaging Your Collection Materials - Bonnie Parr, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, February 24, 2017

Midwest and Regional Vendors: In Case of Emergency, Call ? - Jamie Nelson, DePaul University, March 14, 2017 

The Wet and Wily World of Preservation Disaster Statistics - Beth McGowan, PhD, Northern Illinois University, May 19, 2017

Conclusion to Disaster Planning Project - Anne Thomason, Lake Forest College, May 23, 2017 

Blog Series: A Year in the Life of AudioVisual/Media Preservation in Illinois

Introduction - Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 13, 2015

Inventories/appraisal

Video - Melanie Schoenborn, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, October 13, 2015

Film - Beth McGowan, Northern Illinois University, November 19, 2015

Still Image - Jenny Dunbar, College of DuPage, May 19, 2016​

Audio - Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University, February 23, 2016

Assessment - Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 27, 2016

Care & Storage - Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 26, 2016

Reformatting - Mary Burns, Northern Illinois University, March 16, 2016

Disaster Planning - Jamie Nelson, DePaul University, March 24, 2016

Grants - James “Joe” Feigl III, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate student and Melanie R. Schoenborn, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville​, May 20, 2016

Blog Articles

The Wet and the Dry of Print Preservation: A Workshop Summary - Beth McGowan, PhD, Northern Illinois University, May 19, 2017

Deodorizing Large Format Paper - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, June 23, 2014

YouTube Preservation Videos

Disaster Preparedness - Annette Morris, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 16, 2014

Training Students - David Bell, Eastern Illinois University, December 5, 2013

CARLI Newsletter Preservation Tips

Privacy and the Archive - Jenny Dunbar, College of DuPage, April 29, 2015

Media 911 - Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University, March 30, 2015

Preservation Week - Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 26, 2015

Preservation Tip: Problems with Space - Anne Thomason, Lake Forest College, January 29, 2015

Silver Tarnish Removal - Jennifer Ho, University of St. Francis, November 21, 2014

Keeping Score – Handling Musical Scores for a Longer Shelf Life - Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University Music Library, October 14, 2014

Digital Preservation - Sandra Fritz, Illinois State Library, June 19, 2014

Emergency Supply Cart - David Bell, Eastern Illinois University, January 31, 2014

Disaster Preparedness and Developing Relationships with Local Emergency Responders - Annette Morris, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 19, 2013

Creating a Disaster Plan: How to get started using the dPlan - Bonnie Parr, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, October 31, 2013

The Challenge of AV Preservation and Access - Lorraine Olley, University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary, September 6, 2013

Shelving Commandments - Cason Snow, Northern Illinois University, July 12, 2013

Disaster Recovery Vendors & Pre-Need Contracts - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, May 30, 2013

Celebrate Preservation Week April 21-27, 2013 - University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary, April 5, 2013

Assessment Strategies for Audiovisual Materials - Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern University, February 27, 2013

Apply for an NEH Preservation Assistance Grant This Year - Bonnie Parr, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, January 31, 2013

Controlling Light Levels in Libraries and Archives - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, December 20, 2012

The Impact of Use on Library Materials–Educating Library Patrons - David Bell, Eastern Illinois University, November 26, 2012

Appropriate Storage for Audiovisual Materials - Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern University, October 30, 2012

Vandalism - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, September 21, 2012

Not to Put Too Fine a Point on It: pH Pens - Cason Snow, Northern Illinois University, August 30, 2012

Staff Training for Everyday Preservation Practices - David Bell, Eastern Illinois University, July 13, 2012

Environmental Monitoring Program - Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern University, May 31, 2012

Where Can I Learn How To Do That? - Bonnie Parr, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, April 30, 2012

Celebrate the Third Annual Preservation Week - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, March 29, 2012

Outdated Preservation Techniques - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, February 28, 2012

New Year's Resolutions - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, January 30, 2012

The Hazardous Lives of Books and When To Say Goodbye - David Bell, Eastern Illinois University, December 21, 2011

Using Bookmarks: The Benefits for Preservation - Cason Snow, Northern Illinois University, October 28, 2011

Disaster Planning: The Immediate Response and Salvaging Operations - Rob DeLand, VanderCook College of Music, September 30, 2011

Managing Roof Leaks While You Wait for Repairs - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, August 31, 2011

How to Work with your Facilities Department - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, July 28, 2011

Removal of Paperclips and Staples from Archival Materials - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 29, 2011

Integrated Pest Management - Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern University, May 24, 2011

Preservation Considerations for Library Exhibits - Ross Griffiths, Illinois State University, April 22, 2011

Celebrate Preservation Week - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, February 18, 2011

Taking the First Steps Environmentally - Rob DeLand, VanderCook College of Music, January 24, 2011

How to do a Preservation Survey of a Collection - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 16, 2010

Assessment - Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern University, November 22, 2010

Working with Private Conservators - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 8, 2010

Creating Your Own Preservation Horror Stories Exhibit - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, September 20, 2010

With a Little Help from My Friends… - Lynne Thomas, Northern Illinois University, August 13, 2010

Low­Cost Environmental Monitoring - Anne McKearn, Aurora University, July 13, 2010

Disaster Kits - Lynn Daw, Monmouth College, May 28, 2010

Celebrate MayDay: Prepare for a Disaster - Rob DeLand, VanderCook College of Music, April 14, 2010

Plants in the Library - Kim Hale, Columbia College Chicago, February 24, 2010

Vacuuming Books/Stack­Cleaning - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, January 21, 2010

Preservation in 140 Characters or Less - Lynne Thomas, Northern Illinois University, December 17, 2009

Rainy Day Bags - Julie Mosbo, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, November 23, 2009

Food and Drinks in the Library - Kim Hale, Columbia College Chicago, October 23, 2009

Book Snakes–A Fun Preservation Project - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, August 31, 2009

Care and Handling of Library Materials - Lynn Daw, Monmouth College, July 24, 2009

Steal this Preservation Idea: Polyester Dust Jacket or Book Covers - Lynne Thomas, Northern Illinois University, June 30, 2009

Preservation in the Blogosphere - Lynn Daw, Monmouth College, ​April 29, 2009

Mold! How to Avoid it Completely - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, March 30, 2009

Mold! How to Identify Mold on Library Materials (Part 1) - Jennifer Hain Teper, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, February 25, 2009

Protecting Interlibrary Loan Materials from Damage - Anne McKearn, Aurora University, January 16, 2009

Axis of Evil: Adhesive Tape and Post­it Notes - Alyce Scott, Illinois State Library, December 2, 2008