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Tiny Book Making in the SBU Preservation Department

On April 12th, Arielle Hessler, SBU Bookbinder and Preservation Technician, hosted a tiny book making event in the library’s Preservation Department. Participants learned the basics of bookbinding by making fully functional, 3-inch tall mini books! There were a variety of felt and

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The Art of the Book Presentation Recap

University Libraries Bookbinder Arielle Hessler presented The Art of the Book: Non-adhesive Bindings for the April installment of the University Libraries Colloquium Series last Thursday. The presentation focused on bookbinding styles from different parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe, and their cultural

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Bookbinding with the Preservation Department

The SBU Libraries Preservation Department just wrapped up a series of new bookbinding workshops on campus. Arielle Hessler, Preservation Technician and Bookbinder, taught campus students, faculty and staff how to make leather and felt tiny book keychains and necklaces. Each

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SOMAS and Library collaborate to re-issue previously published works

The Stony Brook University Libraries and the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS) announces the online, re-issue in digital format of the school’s well established and respected, published research —  Special Reports and Working Papers series.  Previously published in bound

Posted in Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Libraries, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Preservation, Research, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized

Art Criticism Now Online!

               Art Criticism now online Art Criticism was published by the Department of Art’s program of Art History and Criticism starting in the spring of 1979 and commencing in the spring of 2010.  During that period,

Posted in Art, Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Libraries, Library Science, New and Notable, Preservation

University Libraries Receives 2012-2013 Preservation Grant Award

The Stony Brook University Libraries received notification of a 2012-2013 grant award for the preservation of library research materials.  The award which is part of the New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials Discretionary Grant

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