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  1. ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA Exchange Working Group

    Charge To develop an online conference in March 2020, following the success of the previous ALCTS Exchange. ALCTS will take on logistical and structural support for the conference; members from all divisions will contribute content expertise. Roster Cynth ...

    KWARD - 08/14/2019 - 16:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA 2020 Presidents Program Committee

    Charge To develop and manage a program session for ALA Annual in Chicago 2020 that will serve as the President’s Program for ALCTS, LLAMA, and LITA collectively. The program topic will highlight synergies and mutual interests between divisions. Roster Cyn ...

    KWARD - 08/14/2019 - 14:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Duplicating a Scrapbook

    Dear Donia, How do I create multiple copies of a scrapbook?   Q. Dear Donia, I'm assembling family history scrapbooks that will contain many photos and some artifacts (e.g., concert programs, diplomas, news clippings, perhaps small textiles or object ...

    BMORRIS - 08/16/2019 - 13:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Retouching a Damaged Photo

    Dear Donia, Where can I get my damaged wedding photo retouched?   Q. Dear Donia, I left a wedding photograph that was in a Lucite frame (open on two sides) in my car as I wanted to make copies for my children. Apparently the heat in the car brought out tw ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 16:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Preserving Scrapbook Paper

    Dear Donia, How do I preserve the black paper from scrapbooks?   Q. Dear Donia, Is there a way to preserve the black paper that scrapbooks are made from? The holes that hold the pages together are very brittle, and I'm looking for a way to reinforce ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 16:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Best Digital Camera for Digitizing Large Newspapers

    Dear Donia, What type of digital camera should I use to digitize old newspapers?   Q. Dear Donia, I am a librarian in British Columbia. I would like to digitize some of our old newspapers and was told that purchasing a digital camera may be the best solut ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 15:35 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Preserving and Framing a Delicate Newspaper

    Dear Donia, How do I preserve and frame a delicate newspaper?   Q. Dear Donia, I have a 100-year-old newpaper that is literally falling apart. There is a photograph in the very middle that is pretty well preserved but the paper is extremely delicate to ha ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 15:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Safely Using Archival Glue

    Dear Donia, Does archival glue expire?   Q. Dear Donia, Does archival glue expire? My mother passed away last year and in her amongst her things I found two bottles of Lineco Neutral pH Adhesive. There are no dates on them, but I'm sure they are many ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 15:03 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Treating and Restoring Discolored Artwork

    Dear Donia, How can I treat and restore discolored artwork?   Q. Dear Donia, I have a restoration/repair question. I have two framed Lionel Barrymore etchings found in my parents' attic. At some point they must have been exposed for a long time to so ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 16:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Restoring and Preserving a Damaged Label

    Dear Donia, How can I restore and preserve a damaged label?   Q. Dear Donia, I bought a wonderful cranberry crate, but the label is cracked and pealing. I want to keep it on and help it from peeling more. What can I do to make it stick again without ruini ...

    BMORRIS - 08/14/2019 - 14:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)