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Collections Conservator for Hire

From: Randy Silverman <librhs>
Date: Friday, May 24, 1991
   For the past three years Brian Baird has supervised the night shift
in Brigh am Young University's Book Repair Unit.  This experience
allowed him to develop a broad range of practical skills relating to the
repair of books from a research library's circulating collection,
including:  paper repair; case binding; resewing; rebacking; pamphlet
binding; split board binding; phase box and clam shell box making;
board tacketting; the sorting of materials for appropriate treatments;
the training and supervision of technicians; the ordering of materials;
and methods for integrating book repair into a research library's
operations.  He holds an MLS degree from an accredited library school,
and is qualified to set up and run a quality book repair operation.

   Brian will be attending the annual AIC meeting in Albuquerque from
Tuesday, June 4th thru Saturday, June 8th if you'd like to meet with him
and see some ex amples of his work.  For further information, please

    Randy Silverman
    6216 HBLL
    Brigham Young University
    Provo, UT  84602

                   Conservation DistList Instance 5:2
                  Distributed: Saturday, May 25, 1991
                        Message Id: cdl-5-2-002
Received on Friday, 24 May, 1991

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