Curriculum Vitae

Randy Silverman
  • Librarian, Marriott Library


Research Summary

Research interests include: strategic methods for preventing damage to cultural property; disaster recovery techniques for library, archive and museum collections; and the history of the book as a physical object.

Research Statement

Research activities have included: a comparison of mass drying and sterilization techniques for water damaged book collections; strategies to minimize damage or improve disaster recovery results for library, archive and museum collections; and, the study of book history with an emphasis on book manufacturing techniques since 1800.