Treatment Techniques for Flat Paper: Spring 2014

Instructor:

Karen Pavelka

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Spring 2014

Description:

Techniques that can do a substantial amount of good for the collection, but can be performed with minimal equipment, space, materials and skill will be covered. Additionally, students will learn how to teach techniques to others and how to evaluate and improve technicians’ performance

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://courses.ischool.utexas.edu/pavelka/2014/Spring/393C.10/INF393C.10%20Spring%202014.pdf

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Materials in Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Karen Pavelka

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Underlying factors in the physical nature of records materials; concepts of permanence and durability and their assessment; basic concepts of materials science; materials found in library, archive and museum collections, especially manuscripts, books and photographic processes. Context of conservation and preservation practice.

Required Textbook:

Benson, R. 2008. The printed picture.
Boersma, F. 2007. Unravelling textiles: A Handbook for the preservation of textile collections.
Jurgens, M. 2009. The digital print: Identification and preservation.
Lavedrine, B. 2003. A guide to the preventive conservation of photograph collections.

Link to Syllabus:

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/392E.pdf