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Re: [BKARTS] Basic Book Repair Supplies



The library school at UNT (Denton) offers a course in library preservation.
The main topic of the course is book repair.

Chad Longley
chad.longley@xxxxxxx
 

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> Behalf Of Linde Brocato
> Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2008 2:44 PM
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> 
> Donna,
> Re:gettting skills:
> 
> if you're near a college or university, you can get basic 
> skills in their preservation/conservation dept.  Your email 
> address looks like you're in Texas, where there are some 
> great places to work with books, like UT Austin, Texas A&M, 
> among others.  I don't know what SMU does in that arena, but 
> for the Dallas area it's a possibility as are other schools.  
> In my experience, many if not most colleges and universities 
> have an in-house basic repair program, as do many public libraries.
> 
> Linde Brocato
> 
> On 1/1/08, Donna Mc R <donna316@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello---
> >
> > I have searched the list archives but have not found an 
> answer to this
> > question:
> >
> > What basic supplies should I assemble for simple book repair?  This 
> > would be for contemporary nonfiction in the under $30 
> range.  I have 
> > passed by many of these that I now know could have been 
> repaired.  I 
> > have vintage books that need attention, but want to get 
> some skills first.
> >
> > There are some great websites with instructions, but are 
> there books 
> > on the basic topic that you can recommend?
> >
> > Many thanks-----
> >
> > Donna
> >
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