Getting our Hands Dirty: DIY Solutions for Archival Challenges
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Friday, November 7, 2014
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
University of Kentucky, King Library, Special Collections Research Center
Invigorated by the makerspace and hacker trends? Eager to practice preservation techniques you’ve read about but never seen demonstrated? “Getting our Hands Dirty: DIY Solutions for Archival Challenges” will feature presentations by conservation and archival experts on topics that include humidification, audiocassette repair, mat board measuring and cutting, lesson plan creation, automation for finding aid edits, and much more! Leaders will demonstrate each tool and session participants will get hands-on experience practicing techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and ideas for how to implement solutions at their own institution.
Practice materials will be provided and light refreshments will be offered during breaks. Wireless internet connection is spotty in the SCRC Digital Lab where we will be meeting. Please plan accordingly.
Directions and Parking
Parking is available for $2/hour in the W.T. Young Visitor Lot located at 401 Hilltop Avenue. There is also visitor parking at the South Limestone Garage (Parking Structure #5), 409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40506. Entrances to the South Limestone garage are on S. Limestone and Upper St.
The King Building is situated in the middle of campus, bordered by the Little Fine Arts Library Building on the North, the Fine Arts Building on the Northeast, Maxwell Place on the East, Chemistry-Physics on the Southeast, and Pence Hall on the Southwest. Special Collections is on the north side of the King Building, the side facing Little Library. Campus maps can found at www.uky.edu/CampusGuide/.
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