Category Archives: Conservation Project Support

From the Bench: New Discoveries from What Lies Beneath

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, part artisan, part caretaker, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are … Continue reading

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From the Bench: Literally Hanging by a Thread

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported … Continue reading

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Museum Program Changes

By Claudia French Deputy Director for Museums, IMLS This year, we at the IMLS Office of Museum Services took a fresh look at our grant guidelines and categories with an eye toward making the grant application process easier and more … Continue reading

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Collections Matter

By Connie Bodner, IMLS Senior Program Officer Last month I was thrilled to have the chance to represent IMLS in Albuquerque at the 40th annual meeting of in the AIC Exhibit Hall. This year’s theme was “Connecting to Conservation: Outreach … Continue reading

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IMLS-Funded Research Yields New Information on Paper Stability

By Tim Barrett Director, University of Iowa Center for the Book Paper Facilities timothy-barrett@uiowa.edu, 319-621-2493 Research on paper permanence may seem a bit odd in the age of digital scanning and the internet, but there are a number of reasons … Continue reading

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