Preservation Committee Meeting: May 5, 2015

Conference Call

Members attending:

  • Miriam Centeno, 2014-2016, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jenny Dunbar, 2014-2015, College of DuPage
  • Greg MacAyeal, 2014-2017, Northwestern University
  • Beth McGowan, 2013-2016, Northern Illinois University
  • Anne Thomason, 2014-2017, Lake Forest College
  • Sandra Fritz, 2013-2015, Illinois State Library

Member absent:

  • Lorraine Olley, 2013-2015, University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary

Staff attending:

  • Nicole Swanson

Staff absent:

  • Elizabeth Clarage


  • April minutes were approved.
  • Committee will meet Tuesday, May 19th at 9:30 for final discussion of the annual project.
  • Miriam and Beth volunteered to be co-chairs for the next committee cycle.
  • Sandra volunteered to write a Save the Date for the IFSI program.


  • IFSI Summer Burn Recovery Workshop:
    • CARLI staff is attempting to contact the Heritage Preservation organization to order Emergency Response and Salvage Wheels for workshop attendees before the organization dissolves.
    • Registration for all attendees will open June 1st. Committee members are encouraged to register before May 29.
  • Annual Project
    • Members wish to expand the recommendations section of the Annual Project.
    • It was suggested that the survey be conducted every 3rd year to keep benchmarking.
  • Beth is writing the Newsletter Preservation Tip for May.
  • Annual Report
    • A one page report needs to be completed by 5/20.
    • Approval will be conducted via the email list.

Tasks Assigned

  • All members- add any edits to the Annual Project in Google Docs prior to May 19th.
  • Beth will add the 51st survey to the Annual Project data.
  • All members- check your webliography links if you haven’t already.
  • Elizabeth and Greg, the Heritage preservation links will need to be adjusted under the General Preservation and Conservation Resources blind.


  • UIUC is working on an IMLS grant on a survey that will gather info from libraries and other cultural heritage institutions such as museums to assess the impact of preservation treatment and activity.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

  • May 19, 9:30 - 11:00 am (conference call)
  • June 2, 9:30 - 11:00 am (conference call)