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VENDORS & CONSULTANTS DIRECTORY

Binderies

Esper Bindery
Book binding, paper conservation-restoration, wet book recovery. 
http://esperbindery.com/

2800 E. 55th St.
Cleveland, OH 44104
(216) 431-1221
Contact: Karen Esper

The HF Group
Library binding, thesis binding, enclosures, short run hard cover binding.
http://www.hfgroup.com/

8844 Mayfield Road
Chesterland, OH 44026
(888) 485-5415

Strong Bindery
Hand bookbinding, marbling, classes. Leather, cloth, paper.

13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
(216) 231-0001
Contact: Ellen Strong

Disaster Recovery - Ohio

Carrara (formerly Steamatic of Northeast Ohio)
Emergency response, all disaster recovery services including water, fire, smoke, furniture and carpet cleaning, air duct cleaning, mold removal, industrial cleaning.

3774 Congress Parkway
Richfield, OH 44286
(888) 502-5326

Columbus Office:
1695 Jetway Blvd
Columbus, OH
(888) 880-3401
http://www.carraracompanies.com/contact/

Owner: Justin Sucato

Intermuseum Conservation Association
Immediate response for fire, smoke damage, flood, mold outbreaks, insect infestation, etc. Technical information to aid insurance claim filing.
http://www.ica-artconservation.org/preservation/emergency/

2915 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 658-8700
Fax: (216) 658-8709
Email: ica@ica-artconservation.org

MBK Consulting
Offers a variety of services including disaster recovery consulting, training, workshops, & research for libraries, archives, & historical societies.
http://www.mbkcons.com/

Mr. Rapid
Emergency disaster cleanup services. Water-Out emergency drying system. Serving Stark, Tuscarawas,Wayne & Summit counties of north central Ohio.
http://www.mrrapid.com/

Mailing Address
PO Box 36022
Canton, OH 44735-6022

Physical Location
2850 Nave Rd. SE
Massillon, OH 44646-9610

Non-Emergency: 888-MR-RAPID, (M-F, 8-5)
Fax: (330) 832-4008
24-hour Emergency Response: (330) 605-2995; leave message and Mr. Rapid will call back in 5 minutes
Email: info@mrrapid.com
Contact: Steve Toohey

NBD International Inc.
NBD International Inc is a disaster recovery company specializing in the assessment, recovery, restoration and repair of industrial/commercial contents, equipment and facilities.
http://www.nbdint.com/

100 Romito St., Suite E
Ravenna, OH 44266

Cindy Sweet Vellucci
Office Phone: (330) 298-7031 or 1-800-929-3398
Fax: (330) 296-0292 or 1-800-783-3802
csweet@nbdint.com

Disaster Planning & Monetary Appraisals - Nationwide

Emerald Art Services
As an accredited appraiser witht the International Society of  Appraisers, Mr. Dugan provides monetary appraisals of archival materials, artifacts and artwork for insurance, damage claims and charitable contributions.  All repoarts are ISA and USPAP compliant.  Disaster Planning and risk consulting services are also available.

1660 Creighton Avenue
Akron, OH 44310-2612
(234) 207-8686 cell
(330) 630-5645
http://www.emeraldartservices.com

Owner: Cris Drugan, ISA-AM, CIPM

Disaster Recovery - Nationwide

Belfor (locations isn Arkron, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland)
Water and Fire damage restoration.
http://www.belfor.com/en/us/belfor-usa-offices/ohio

Emergency Phone: 1-800-9422-3848

BMS Catastrophe
http://www.bmscat.com/

800-433-2940 - 24 hours

Polygon
Humidity control, services for water and fire damage restoration.
http://www.polygongroup.us

Emergency Phone: 1-800-422-6379

Ohio Regional Manager
2000 Conner Road, Suite 100
Hebron, KY 41048
859-446-1678
Fax: (859) 534-5020
Regional contacts: Stephanie Schultz
General Email: us_info@polygongroup.com

ProText, Inc.
Disaster recovery supplies, products and information for librarians, archivists, collectors and museums.
http://www.protext.net/

PO Box 864
Greenfield, MA 01302
(301) 320-7231
Fax: (301) 320-7232
Email: ProText@protext.net

Preservation/Conservation Assistance - Nationwide

Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO)
http://www.alaoweb.org/

Email: president@alaoweb.org

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
http://www.conservation-us.org/

1156 15th Street NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20005-1714
(202) 452-9545
Fax: (202) 452-9328
Emailinfo@conservation-us.org

American Library Assn. (ALA)
http://www.ala.org/

50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 545-2433

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
http://www.ccaha.org/

264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-0613
Fax: (215) 735-9313

Guild of Bookworkers
http://www.guildofbookworkers.org/

521 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10175-0038

Guild of Bookworkers - Midwest Chapter (Ohio)
For more information on the Midwest Chapter and to read Quarto: The Midwest Chapter Newsletter, visit
https://midwestgbw.wordpress.com/

Emily Martin, Chair
Email: midwest@guildofbookworkers.org

Library of Congress Preservation Directorate
http://www.loc.gov/preservation/

Washington, DC 20540-4500
(202) 707-5213
Fax: (202) 707-3434

Ask a Preservation Question at
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-preserv.html

LYRASIS (formerly SOLINET)
http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/Main.aspx

1438 West Peachtree Street NW
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309-2955
1-800-999-8558
Fax: (404) 892-7879

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

http://www.nedcc.org/

100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810-1494
(978) 470-1010
Fax: (978) 475-6021

Preservation/Conservation Services - Ohio

Cris Clair Takas
Book binding, clam shell boxes.

112 Park Avenue
Chardon, OH 44024
(440) 286-9773
Email: cristakas@alltel.net

Etherington Conservation Services (Part of the HF Group)
Scans books, run OCR, provides digital versions and makes bound preservation photocopies, book binding, paper conservation-restoration.
http://www.ecsconservation.com/

The HF Group - EAST
6204 Corporate Park Drive
Browns Summit, NC 27214-9745
(800) 444-7534

The HF Group - MIDWEST
1010 North Sycamore Street
North Manchester, IN 46962
(800) 334-3628

Esper Bindery
http://esperbindery.com/
Book binding, paper conservation-restoration, wet book recovery.

2800 East 55 Street
Cleveland, OH 44104
(216) 431-1221
Contact: Karen Esper

Email: Karen@esperbindery.com

Gabrielle Fox
Book binding, paper conservation-restoration. 
www.gabriellefox.com

P.O. Box 8877
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208
(513) 304-5758
Contact: Gabrielle Fox

Intermuseum Conservation Association
Works of art on paper, painting restoration, murals, scuplture, textiles, frames (all types of art conservation) workshops. Disaster assistance, mold removal.
http://www.ica-artconservation.org

2915 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 658-8700
Fax: (216) 658-8709
Email: info@ica-artconservation.org

Jamye Jamison, Jamison Art Conservation
Paper Conservator - Professional art conservation studio specializing in works on paper with conservation services for prints, drawings, watercolors, manuscripts, archival materials and selected bound materials.

Website: www.jamisonartconservation.com

1305 West 80th Street #210
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 367-2966
Email: jamisonartconservation@gmail.com

McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory, Inc.
Specializes in works of art on paper and canvas.
http://www.mckaylodge.com/

10915 Pyle-South Anherst Rd.
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 774-4215
Fax: (440) 775-1368
E-mail: mckaylodge@gmail.com

Old World Restorations, Inc.
Restoration and conservation services include works of art on paper, photographs,ceramics, objects, architecture (on-site),paintings, sculpture, silver and metal, crystal and glass, wood and furniture, conservation framing. (Does not work on books.)
http://oldworldrestorations.com/about.asp

5729 Dragon Way
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 271-5459
Fax: (513) 271-5418
Email: info@oldworldrestorations.com

Special Collections Conservation Services (SCCS)
Specializes in works of art on paper and canvas, maps, documents, collection surveys, lectures.
128 Morgan Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone: (800) 408-7227
Fax: (216) 774-2292
Contact: Janet English Heller
Email: mheller@oberlin.net

Strong Bindery
Hand bookbinding, marbling, classes. Leather, cloth, paper.

13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Phone: (216) 231-0001
Contact: Ellen Strong
Email: strongbind@hotmail.com

Preservation/Conservation Supplies - Nationwide

Archival Products
General conservation supplies.
http://www.archival.com/

PO Box 1413
Des Moines, IA 50305-1413
(800) 526-5640
Fax: (888) 220-2397
Email: info@archival.com

Bookmakers
Heat-set and repair tissues, Japanese and marbled papers, hand binding equipment and supplies, environmental measuring.
http://www.bookmakerscatalog.com/

8601 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 345-7979
Fax: (301) 345-7373
Email: bookmakers@earthlink.net

Gaylord Brothers
General conservation supplies.
http://www.Gaylord.com/

PO Box 4901
Syracuse, NY 13221-4901
(800) 962-9580

Hollinger Corp.
Archival supplies, custom made boxes.
http://www.hollingermetaledge.com/

9401 Northeast Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Mailing address: 6340 Bandini Blvd
Commerce, CA 90040
(800) 634-0491
Email: info@hollingermetaledge.com

Light Impressions
http://www.lightimpressionsdirect.com/

2340 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester, NY 14623
1-800-975-6429
Email: help@fdmbrands.com

Talas
General conservation supplies.
http://www.talas-nyc.com

330 Morgan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(212) 219-0770
Fax: (212) 219-0735

Email: info@talasonline.com
Online Customer Service:
http://www.talasonline.com/info/customerservice.cfm

University Products
General conservation supplies.
http://www.universityproducts.com/

517 Main St.
PO Box 101
Holyoke, MA 01041
(800) 628-1912
Fax: (800) 532-9281
Email: custserv@universityproducts.com

Scanning & Digitization Services

Backstage Library Works
Book digitization services, digital collection management, conversion, OCR, metadata creation

http://www.bslw.com/

9 South Commerce Way
Bethlehem PA 18017
(888) 383-8071
(610) 758-8700
Contact: Cassie Ellis, Midwest Account Rep.

CAC Preservation Lab-BGSU
Document scanning, digital image transfer to 16mm microfilm, microfilm digitization including OCR, 16mm & 35mm planetary microfilming, 16mm and 35mm microfilm duplication, microfilm processing and microfilm vault storage.
https://www.bgsu.edu/library/cac/preservation.html

1655 North Wilkinson Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551
(419) 372-5763
Contact: Allison Brandeberry

Email: arbrand@bgsu.edu

The HF Group Digitization Services (ACME bookbinding is now part of HFGroup)
Scans books, run OCR, provides digital versions and makes bound preservation photocopies.
http://digitalconversionsolutions.com/

The HF Group - EAST
6204 Corporate Park Drive
Browns Summit, NC 27214-9745
(800) 444-7534

Email: info@digitalconversionsolutions.com

Northern Micrographics/NMT Corporation
Scans books, run OCR, provides digital versions and makes bound preservation photocopies.
http://www.normicro.com/

2004 Kramer St.
LaCrosse, WI 54602
(800) 236-0850 x130
Fax: (608) 781-3883
Contact: Colleen Lubinski
Email: colleen.lubinsky@nmt.com

Online Resources

Connecting to Collections

National - http://www.connectingtocollections.org/

Ohio - https://library.ohio.gov/services-for-libraries/library-programs-development/connecting-to-collections/

Connecting to Collections is an initiative sponsored by the IMLS to address preservation needs in library and museums.  The initiative has both a local (state) and a national presence.

CoOL Conservation On-Line

http://cool.conservation-us.org/

A comprehensive resource and portal to other preservation sites. CoOL is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.

COSA - Council of State Archivists

National - http://www.statearchivists.org/about.htm

AMAZING DISASTER RECOVERY MANUAL ISSUED BY COSA - http://www.statearchivists.org/prepare/framework/prep.htm

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) is a national organization comprising the individuals who serve as directors of the principal archival agencies in each state and territorial government.

Heritage Preservation - the national institute for conservation

http://www.heritagepreservation.org/

Heritage Preservation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the United States. By identifying risks, developing innovative programs, and providing broad public access to expert advice, Heritage Preservation assists museums, libraries, archives, historic preservation and other organizations, as well as individuals, in caring for our endangered heritage.  OPC is a proud member of Heritage Preservation.

NEDCC (Northeast Document Conservation Center)

http://www.nedcc.org/

NEDCC provides a variety of services such as, book, paper and photograph conservation as well as photographic duplication and disaster assistance. A complete listing of print and online publications can be found under Resources. Of particular interest is:

"Preservation of Library Materials: A Manual," edited by Sherelyn Ogden.

http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets.list.php

The online version of this publication is organized by topic in separate leaflets, many of which have been revised and updated as of March 2007.

Preservation Publications from LYRASIS (SOLINET and PALINET 2009 merger)

http://www.lyrasis.org/LYRASIS%20Digital/Pages/Preservation%20Services/Resources-and-Publications.aspx

Includes various leaflets on preservation with pictures and instructions.

Other Resources / Links

American Society of Appraisers
http://www.appraisers.org/

11107 Sunset Hills Rd
Ste 310
Reston, VA 20190
(800) 272-8258

Email: asainfo@appraisers.org

Conservation Online (CoOL)
Resources for conservation professionals.
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/

OCLC
Digital collection and preservation.
http://oclc.org/en-US/home.html

6565 Kilgour Place
Dublin, OH 43017
Toll Free: 800-848-5878
614-764-6000
Fax: 614-764-6096

Society of American Archivists (SAA)
http://www.archivists.org/

17 North State Street, Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602-3315
Toll Free: (866) 722-7858
(312) 606-0722
Fax: (312) 606-0728


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