Projects

Only very cool conservators get to work on the conservation equivalent of CSI. Yes, it’s fun to wear white coats, flash the ultraviolet light around and talk abut acidity (for us, anyhow!), but the reality of preserving our paper heritage collections is somewhat more mundane. That is until we must deal with LOTS of mould. [...]

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by Nikki Ralston, Exhibitions Our new Front Hall display proudly says “Welcome to Your NLI”, not the NLI or our NLI but Yours. After all, as a public collection the National Library of Ireland does belong to all, it’s Ours. Perhaps you already had a sense of this public ownership, but had you thought about [...]

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by Justin Furlong, Periodicals/Newspapers Librarian Library users often only get to interact with staff in our various Reading Rooms and may be unaware of the many behind the scenes projects that are taking place. With this thought in mind I felt it would be useful to detail some of the developments currently happening in the [...]

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