Introduction to Book Repair for Circulating Collections

Introduction to Book Repair for Circulating Collections
Location: UCLA Library Conservation Center
Date: Thursday and Friday, November 20 – 21, 2008, starting at 9:00 am
This two day workshop will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections.
  • Thursday, day one: Book nomenclature and common types of damage, hinge tightening, hinge repair, page replacement, and tipping-in loose pages.
  • Friday, day two: Introduction to adhesives, page mending, hinging-in loose pages, book repair selection and decision making, and how to set up a repair station.
All participants will receive a set of tools necessary to complete the treatments covered in the workshop
REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9 AM, WITH THE PROGRAM RUNNING FROM 9:30 TO 4:00.
Workshop fee is $150.00. Parking is not included. UCLA day permits are $9.00/day
Lunch will not be provided.
There are many dining options in Westwood Village as well as an area outside the Conservation Center where participants may eat lunches brought from home.
Instructors:
Holly Moore, Rare Book Conservator, Huntington Library
Kristen L. St. John, Conservator, University of California, Los Angeles
Where:
This UCLA Library Conservation Center
11000 Kinross Blvd, Room 111/126
(major cross streets are Veteran and Wilshire Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7230
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