Archive | Preventive Conservation RSS feed for this section

As if full time work, and family wasn’t enough…

Life’s been busy, hence the lack of blog posts. In the last five weeks I’ve been to two conferences, given one workshop, de-installed a major exhibition, and prepared for another, to be installed next week. For over a year now, I’ve been investigating further educational opportunities, and now I’m happy to report, alongside all of […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Tautoko Exhibition Support Debut

Opening one’s work or research to a wider audience is always a nerve-wracking experience. As part of the NZCCM Annual Conference this year, my colleague and I presented a workshop on the considerations for, and construction of, book and paper supports for display. The workshop utilised my Tautoko Exhibition Support Worksheet, making its debut into […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →


After months of meetings, preparations, surveys and brainstorming, the Auckland Libraries’ Preservation Unit can now report that we’ve finished our Disaster Readiness Kits! MAY WE NEVER NEED THEM! The complete, largest and most important kit is for salvage, with floods being a particular focus. The kit is comprised of 3 bins, and I like to […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →