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Susan Russick

Susan is the Special Collections Conservator at Northwestern University Library, a Professional Associate Member of the American Institute for Conservation and holds a MLIS with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conservation from the University of Texas at Austin. She has over 20 years of experience including positions at the Newberry Library, the Library of Congress, the National Museum of American History and Nishio Conservation.

Behind the Scenes Conservation: Gellan Gum Workshop

By Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator Water in.  Water out.  Half of what we do in conservation is adding and removing water.  We use...
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The Books & Beasts Project: Getting the Skinny on Parchment

Ever wondered from what animal your parchment came? Researchers at the University of York in the UK want to know. They started the Books &...
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