ERIC Number: ED369401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
A Roundtable on Mass Deacidification. Report on a Meeting (Andover, Massachusetts, September 12-13, 1991).
Sparks, Peter G., Ed.
In September 1991 an invitational roundtable met to discuss issues in mass deacidification of books. The meeting was prompted by the significant increase in mass deacidification activities in recent years and libraries' interest in applying these processes. Contributions included: (1) "Opening Statement" (Duane Webster); (2) "The Institutional Context for Mass Deacidification" (Richard De Gennaro); (3) "Management Issues: The Director's Perspective" (Scott Bennett); (4) "Recent Developments at the Library of Congress" (Gerald Garvey); (5) "Institutional and Management Issues" (a panel session); (6) "Selection for Mass Deacidification: The Collection Development View" (Eugene L. Wiemers, Jr.); (7) "Institutional Selection Strategies: Case Studies" (Ed Rosenfeld, Jan Merrill-Oldham, and Carolyn Clark Morrow); (8) "Funding Strategies and Public Relations" (William J. Studer); (9) "Funding Strategies" (panel session); (10) "Cooperative Approaches to Mass Deacidification": (Carole Moore, Scott Bennett, and Richard Frieder); (11) "Special Collections, Special Challenges" (James Stroud); (12) "Toxicological Issues Related to Treatment Processes" (Michael Placke); (13) "Toxicological Issues and the Institution's Responsibility" (James Bukowski); (14) "Results of Independent Laboratory Testing of Deacidified Books" (Donald K. Sebera); (15) "Evaluation of Mass Deacidification Processes" (Helen D. Burgess); (16) "Experiences with Trial Treatments" (Carolyn Clark Morrow, Sue Himelick Nutty, Robert Milevski, Ed Rosenfeld, Jan Merrill-Oldham, and James Stroud); and (17) "Conclusion" (Jutta Reed-Scott). (SLD)
Descriptors: Administration, Books, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Factors, Evaluation Methods, Financial Support, Higher Education, Library Materials, Library Planning, Library Technical Processes, Pilot Projects, Preservation, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Records Management, Repair, Selection, Workshops
Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($20).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Document Conservation Center.; Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.