Website “Rediscovering the Manuscripts from Chartres”

New website release “Rediscovering the Manuscripts from Chartres“, an exceptional project that you must know 🙂 [Text distributed through the APILIST – APICES by the authors of the site, Dominique Poirel and Claudia Rabel] The prestigious manuscript collection in the Municipal Library at Chartres was once the historical witness of an entire region and especially … Continue reading

Ink Making Questions

Originally posted on scribescribbling:
FAQs about ink making. I hope that it is informative, useful and helpful to you. In the past month I asked people, “If you were going to take a class on ink making what questions would you want to ask?”  I received a lot of responses but I did not answer…

Ink Making Questions

FAQs about ink making. I hope that it is informative, useful and helpful to you.In the past month I asked people, “If you were going to take a class on ink making what questions would you want to ask?”  I received a lot of responses but I did not answer them at the time.   … Continue reading

The Bookie Monster: attack of the creepy crawlies! – Collection Care blog

Have you ever been described as a bookworm? We hope the only bookworms encountered in our reading rooms are of the Studious genus, but did you know that there are a whole host of pesky pests out there hungry for paper? Fires and floods are usually the scenarios we think of when we hear about … Continue reading