10 Years, 10 Treatments: An exhibit of conservation treatments from the Duke University Libraries Conservation Laboratory

Broadside Collection

This collection contains an estimated 3,000-5,000 items which are currently being digitized in the Digital Production Center (DPC). Conservation prepares each broadside by removing it from its plastic sleeve and repairing any major damage. We then give them to DPC for imaging. Once imaged, we get them back from DPC and sort them into enclosures or file folders depending on their size.

Building the Broadsides Collection: Conservation

Duke University Libraries
Published on Feb 6, 2009

Beth Doyle, Duke University Libraries Collections Conservator, demonstrates the Conservation program's role in the processing of a new digital collection. The Duke University Libraries' Broadsides collection is slated to be available online by summer 2009.

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