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Subject: Workshop on book and paper repair

Workshop on book and paper repair

From: Christopher Coleman <cdgc>
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 1999
The Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) and AMIGOS
Basic Book and Paper Repair
A Two-Day Workshop
UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
June 16-17, 1999

This workshop is designed for staff who perform repairs on books and
papers in general (non-rare) library collections.  Participants will
learn about treatment decisions, repair options and supplies, as
well as practice a variety of repair techniques.  Class size is
limited to 20 participants, no more than 2 per institution.

Topics include:

    Page mending and tip-ins
    Spine and hinge repairs
    Surface cleaning

Day 1

    Introduction to the Class
    Fundamentals of Repair: selection, treatment decisions,
    treatment options, workflow, equipment and supplies
    Dry cleaning methods
    Page mending, including discussions and exercises
    Page tip-in
    Practicum: Decision making

Day 2

    Book and Binding Structures
    Book and Binding Repairs: hinge repairs, spine repairs,
    including discussions and exercises
    Protective Enclosures: pamphlet binders, phase boxes, clamshell
    boxes, mylar jackets and wrappers, encapsulation
    Discussion: workflow, problem materials, special collections,
    budgeting Resources

LAPNet was established in 1987 to meet the preservation needs of
librarians, conservators, archivists and records managers in Los
Angeles City and County. It is managed by a Steering Committee drawn
from libraries and other record repositories,and aims to serve as a
forum of information exchange and to foster the development of
preservation and cooperative programs among all the libraries in the
area, irrespective of their type and size.

The AMIGOS Preservation Service is funded in part by a grant from
the Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the
Humanities.  AMIGOS Bibliographic Council, Inc., based in Dallas,
Texas, is a library resource sharing network with over 625 members.

The LAPNet Steering Committee gratefully acknowledges the generous
support of the UCLA Library Administration in funding part of this

Directions to UCLA Faculty Center: From the 405 freeway take the
Sunset Blvd. exit and go east. Turn right on Hilgard Avenue then
turn right on Westholme (the second traffic light) and enter the
UCLA campus. Go to the parking and information kiosk to your right
and ask for parking directions. The Faculty Center is the first
building on your right.

For a map of the UCLA campus and vicinity, go to the UCLA Faculty
Center's home page: <URL:>

Registration is by mail only.  Please make your check payable to
LAPNet. Return this portion with a check for $125 to:

    Tony Gardner, Curator, Special Collections,
    University Library
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordhoff Street
    Northridge CA 91330-8326

Please check a lunch option for each day.
Wednesday:  ____Chicken
Thursday:   ____Fish

Lunch and parking are included in the registration.

Parking: Go to the Information kiosk next to the Faculty Center (see
the map on the Center's web site; address given above) tell the
assistant you are attending the Los Angeles Preservation Network's
Basic Book and Paper Repair Workshop.

For additional information contact:

    Emily Bergman, Acquisitions
    Occidental College Library
    Fax: 323-341-4991
    bergman [at] oxy__edu

Christopher Coleman
Reference Librarian
Preservation Librarian

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:91
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 26, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-91-010
Received on Wednesday, 26 May, 1999

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