B asic Hands-On Book Repair For Libraries – 2004 An Infopeople Workshop SPRING 2010. Instructor Margit J. Smith [email protected] This Workshop Is Brought to You By the Infopeople Project.
Basic Hands-On Book Repair For Libraries – 2004An Infopeople WorkshopSPRING 2010
Margit J. Smith
Infopeople is a federally-funded grant project supported by the California State Library. It provides a wide variety of training to California libraries. Infopeople workshops are offered around the state, and are open registration on a first-come first-served basis.
For a complete list of workshops, and for other information about the Project, go to the Inopeople Web site at infopeople.org.
We will cover procedures and techniques suitable to repair of circulating collections in:
Procedures are not applicable to collections in:
Conservation by a trained professional
Exercise #1 Cleaning Covers and Pages
Exercise #2 Repairing Corners
Exercise #3 Repairing Hinges
Exercise #4 Determining Paper Grain
Exercise #5 Repairing Tears
Exercise #6Replacing End-sheets
Exercise #8Tipping in Pages
Exercise #9 Replacing Spines
Illustrations in the handouts are from the following sources:
Artemis BonaDea. Conservation Book Repair: A Training Manual. 1995
Carol Dyal, Pete Merrill-Oldham. Three Basic Book Repair Procedures. N.d.
Special thanks to:
University of San Diego Copley Library for donating the PVA.
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