Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Agenda for the Library Binding Discussion Group

Agenda for the Library Binding Discussion Group

From: Lynn Jones <ljones>
Date: Friday, January 3, 1992

                   ALA Midwinter Meeting, San Antonio
                            January 25, 1992

                 Marriott Riverwalk Salon B   2:00- 4:00


    1.   Announcements
    2.   Research and Product Updates
    3.   Discussion Topics
         A.   Rounding and Backing - Jim Larsen and J Noyes
         B.   Flat Back Binding - Jack Fairfield
         C.   Specification of Cover Boards - Fritz James
    4.   Other Topics?

The discussion topics, interesting in their own right, are made more so
because this year's LBI meeting included six or so very well prepared
presentations (so I heard from Barclay and Paul Parisi)  on these and
other technical issues, with pros and cons of different techniques. I've
asked Jim Larsen and Jack Fairfield to repeat their sessions for ALA,
since the topics are very controversial.  These issues are particularly
relevant for discussion now since the LBI standard is in the process of
being revised to become an ANSI standard and it will remain in force for
five years.

Fritz's topic is a new one that he is very interested in.  It has to do
with specifying the weight of cover boards, something which has been
very much a judgment call by binders... usually very thick.  Fritz seems
to be exploring whether thinner boards might not save money and lots of
library shelf space, while performing adequately.

So you see, the discussion should be very lively.  

                  Conservation DistList Instance 5:35
                Distributed: Saturday, January 11, 1992
                        Message Id: cdl-5-35-001
Received on Friday, 3 January, 1992

[Search all CoOL documents]