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Subject: Class on library binding

Class on library binding

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Commerical Library Binding
South Carolina State Library, Columbia, SC,
7 Jun 2006

Price: $145.00 for SOLINET members, $185.00 for non-members; early
bird discounts and late fees apply.

This one-day class provides the tools needed to make appropriate
decisions that balance preservation goals and financial realities.
The lecture will cover book structure and modern book manufacturing
methods; an overview of bindery operations, with a look at leaf
attachment methods; discussion of materials and technical terms used
by binders; guidelines for cost-effectively upgrading your binding
program; and an overview of contracts and vendor relations. There
will be a decision-making practicum using sample materials, a 1989
video--Library Binding: A Shared Responsibility, A Collaborative
Effort--developed by a team of librarians and binders, and an
exhibit of binding materials and methods.

The class is designed for heads of technical services, serials,
and/or binding department and bindery clerks and others in the
bindery prep unit.

For more information or to register, contact

    Vanessa Richardson
    vanessa_richardson [at] solinet__net

See <URL:> for full descriptions and online

This class is funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment
for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access. Any
registrant within the host state qualifies for the member rate.

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