Author Archives: Toni Vanden Bos

About Toni Vanden Bos

I manage preservation efforts in our department, which includes implementing our preservation plan, monitoring environment, assessing collection conditions, improving housing, and developing and implementing the electronic records program with the Archivist for Digital Initiatives and Outreach. I also catalog our manuscript collections, and manage the gift books and journals. Additionally, I arrange and describe collections, provide reference assistance, create exhibits, give presentations, and assist with special events as needed.

May Day! Saving Our Archives

On May 1st each year the archives community pledges to do an activity aimed at preparing for emergency situations.  In the past few decades, natural and man-made disasters have become increasingly common features in the news.  These disasters threaten lives, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Preservation Week and Pass It On!

It is Preservation Week!  Don’t miss out on two online webinars this week offered through the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services, which is a division of the American Library Association. The first webinar is on Tuesday, April 26 … Continue reading

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Where Do Those Boxes Come From?

As archivists, we are often asked where to purchase archival supplies, such as boxes, folders, and sleeves, for home use.  It is a great question.  Archival supplies are not typically available through office supply stores, craft stores, or discount mega … Continue reading

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