Conservation in Action
Pictured right: University of Chicago Library Conservation Specialist Jenny Kim using a steel microspatula to remove old adhesive residue from the pages of a book in the process of rebinding.
Mending on the Light Table
Pictured right: conservation student worker Naomi Jacobs uses a bone folder to press down mends. Naomi is working at the light table, a glass surface lit from below that allows a conservator to mend paper from the back while making sure content on the front is lined up perfectly.