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Subject: Workshop on book repair

Workshop on book repair

From: Carol Dellios <cdellios>
Date: Thursday, October 19, 1995
Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City, Florida will host a
two-day SOLINET workshop, Fundamentals of Book Repair, on November
28 and 29.

Learn how to perform simple, economical and preservation-quality
repairs on materials in general circulating and reference
collections.  This two-day workshop will focus on techniques that
are most often needed in libraries, do not require expensive
equipment and supplies, and can be performed successfully by
clerical or student support staff after a short training period. The
workshop will NOT teach techniques for repairing materials that are
special, rare or archival.  The following procedures will be taught
through demonstrations and practice:

    *   Tightening hinges when textblocks are pulling away from the

    *   Replacing torn endsheets

    *   Replacing torn or damaged spines

    *   Mending paper

    *   Tipping and hinging pages into bound volumes

This workshop is designed for staff members who actually perform
book repair in libraries, but will also be useful to those who
supervise repair units.  A maximum of 30 registrants will be

Cost is $145 for SOLINET members and $205 for non-SOLINET members
and FEDLINK.  A $10 discount for early registration is offered for
those who sign up before November 8th.  The course will run from
8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day.

For further information or to register, contact Steve Eberhardt at
1-800-999-8558 ext 285.

Carol Dellios

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:36
                 Distributed: Sunday, October 22, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-36-015
Received on Thursday, 19 October, 1995

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