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Register Online: ONLINE REGISTRATION PAGE
Scheduled Topics, Speakers, and Events include:
Thursday June 5: Pre-conference Events
Friday June 6: Sessions and Workskhops
Digitizing your local collections can be an excellent way to increase access and promote engagement. In
this workshop Bethany Davis will instruct participants in current best practices, planning and workflows for
digitization and preservation of local collections. There will also be a guided tour of our new Conservation
Lab and collections digitization spaces. (Limited to 20 participants, pre-registration required)
Digitizing Local Collections 1-4PM
Bethany Davis, Digital Co-ordinating and Processing Librarian, UI Libraries
Kraft will discuss lessons learned while coping with several mold outbreaks on the job and training at the
Campbell Center in Mt Carroll, Illinois.
Mold: Recognizing and Responding to Mold Incidents in Your Collection
Nancy Kraft, Head of Preservation, UI Libraries
Recent archaeological finds on the University of Iowa campus resulting from “unanticipated discoveries”
during construction of flood recovery projects will be discussed with an emphasis on explaining the regulatory
context within which the finds occurred and what we’ve learned about the archaeology of Iowa City.
Keynote Speaker – John F. Doershuk, Ph. D., State Archeologist
Join us at UI’s Pentacrest Museums: Old Capitol Museum, and the Museum of Natural History for the
ICPC SOS 2014 Opening Reception. They will be hosting with hors d’vouers, an open house, and gallery
tours from 4:30-6 on Thursday evening.
Opening Reception at Pentacrest Museums 4:30-6PM
Book Repair double session
Susan Hansen, Head of Book Repair with Elizabeth Stone, Student Conservation Specialist, Preservation Unit
In this hands-on, double length session, participants will learn to perform a reback on a book with a torn
cloth spine. Steps will include replacing the damaged spine with new cloth and adding back the original
title piece. Tools and books will be provided. (Limited to 10 participants)
Brenna Campbell and Bill Voss will be working together to demonstrate how to display books for an exhibition.
They will demonstrate construction of a custom fitted polyester sheet cradle and non-damaging
methods of securing an opened book to the mount with polyethylene straps.
Making Custom Exhibition Supports
Brenna Campbell, Assistant Conservator & Bill Voss, Conservation Technician, Conservation Unit
Registration Rates*: Please go to Conference Room 2032 for
your registration packet starting 12:30PM on June 5 and 8:30AM on June 6.
For further information contact Lucy David
Phone: (319) 338-0514
John Martin Rare Book Room – Hardin Library for
the Health Sciences at 600 Newton Road in Iowa City
Learn how to care for and clean taxidermy animal specimens. Session includes demonstrations and handson
Taxidermy Care and Cleaning
Cindy Opitz, Collections Manager, UI Museum of Natural History
This demonstration will cover dry cleaning materials and techniques, media testing, adhesive preparation,
and basic mending of manuscript materials. The session will be supplemented with hands-on work with
Manuscript Cleaning and Repair
Candida Pagan, Student Conservation Specialist with Mary Sullivan, Conservation Unit
Three 0ptional tours will be available
Friday June 6, at 3:30 for no additional cost.
Office of the State Archeologist – Clinton Street
Building at 700 South Clinton St. in Iowa City
Museum of Natural History Collections Tour-
17 N. Clinton St. in Iowa City (Limit 10)
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who
requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Lucy David in advance at 319-338-0514