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  1. Removing Photos from Sticky Album Pages

    How do I remove old photos from those pesky photo albums with waxy pages and plastic cover sheets? Share on Facebook Q.  Dear Donia, How can I remove old photos from those pesky photo albums with the "waxy" pages and plastic cover sheets? When I ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/04/2015 - 15:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Advice on Framing Old Documents

    What are the best options for framing my great-great-grandfather's Civil War discharge paper? Share on Facebook Q.  Dear Donia, I would like to display in a frame my great-great-grandfather's Civil War discharge paper. It has printing and handwr ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/04/2015 - 14:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Advice on storing digital files

    Is a neoprene case a good way to store USB drives in the archive? Share on Facebook Q.  Dear Donia, We plan to copy audio/visual information from tapes, CDs, and DVDs onto USB drives. Would  a neoprene case be a good place to store these USB drives? Or wo ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/04/2015 - 13:47 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Trustee Compentencies (Idaho)

    This webinar is presented in partnership with the Idaho Commission for Libraries. Access is provided free of charge to library Trustees, directors, and staff in Idaho. Please click the link below to access the recorded webinar. You will need speakers or h ...

    BNAWALINSKI@ALA.ORG - 03/04/2015 - 11:51 - United for Libraries

  5. Preservation Advice from Donia Conn

    Please send your preservation questions to Donia. We all have keepsakes we treasure and preservation specialist Donia Conn is ready with tips on how to take care of our special photographs, letters, books, and more! In her advice column Dear Donia, Donia ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/04/2015 - 16:23 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Advice on Preserving Photos and Clippings

    What's the best approach to preserving old photos and newspaper clippings? Share on Facebook Q. Dear Donia, I am a volunteer at my local public library assisting with the preservation of articles and photographs through copying and arranging the copi ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2015 - 16:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Advice on Digitizing Old Newspapers

    Is there a low-cost way to digitize old newspapers? Share on Facebook Q. Dear Donia, I have some old newspapers (from 1875) that I want to preserve. Is there a low-cost way to digitize the content or should I plan on preserving the paper artifact? A. Dear ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2015 - 16:32 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Advice about your Family History Collection

    How should I store my family history collection? Share on Facebook Q.  Dear Donia, I have little space in which to store my family history collection, numerous & various papers, photos, bibles, etc. I have encased most in polypropylene sleeves, from t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2015 - 16:38 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Advice on Removing Musty Smells from Objects

    Dear Donia, How do I remove the musty smell from objects stored in a damp basement? Share on Facebook Q. Dear Donia, If items (holiday decor, furniture, 35mm film negatives, etc.) have been stored in a damp basement and have a musty smell but no visible m ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/02/2015 - 17:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Lauren Millikan

    Contents Introduction Essential Links More About Me Web Editing Experience A Fun Video Introduction Hello!   This is Lauren Millikan, a member of the AASL Essential Links Editorial Board.  This is my first year on the board and I am excited to work with t ...

    SEITEST - 03/01/2015 - 17:18 - ALA Support

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