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Boal email@example.comThis Workshop Is Brought to You By the Infopeople Project: This Workshop Is Brought to You By the Infopeople Project Infopeople is a federally-funded grant project supported by the California State Library. It provides a wide variety of training to California libraries. Infopeople workshops are offered around the state, and are open registration on a first-come first-served basis. For a complete list of workshops, and for other information about the Project, go to the Infopeople website at infopeople.org. Introductions : Introductions Name Library Position Any previous experience or training with book repair? What repair set up do you have?Workshop Overview: Workshop Overview Procedures and techniques to repair circulating collections in: Public libraries School libraries College libraries Not applicable to collections in: Special libraries Special collections Archives Rare book repositories Valuable historic collectionsWhy Do In-House Repair?: Why Do In-House Repair? Lower cost than replacement Faster turnaround Extends life of collection Prevents more expensive repairs and replacements Improves the look of collection Leads by exampleWhen Making Repair Decisions Consider…: When Making Repair Decisions Consider… Condition Use and need Timeliness Value: provenance binding plates/illustrationsAlso Consider…: Also Consider… Institutional policies Options available Cost comparison Staff ability vs. professional treatmentBook Anatomy Quiz: Book Anatomy Quiz Cover Hinge/Joint Text Block Section Fly Leaf/Free Leaf Gutter Fold-out Plate Hollow More - Book Anatomy Quiz: More - Book Anatomy Quiz Stuck-on Endband Crash/Mull/Super Polyester Web Warp and Weft Handmade Paper Machine-made Paper Conservation/Preservation: Conservation/Preservation Preservation is the protection of cultural property and the prevention of loss of informational content Conservation preserves and strengthens materials for continued use by examination, documentation, treatment, restoration, and stabilization Intermediate Repairs with Inexpensive Materials: Intermediate Repairs with Inexpensive Materials Mending with wheat paste and Japanese paper Hinging foldouts Repairing sewing Hollow tubes and flat back spine repair Removal of staples, pressure-sensitive tape Testing inks for solubility Humidifying and flattening paperAdvanced Repairs : Advanced Repairs Advanced repairs requiring specialized knowledge, materials, and tools washing and deacidifying text blocks replacing spine with leather and vellum re-casing with new boards Library Binding inCommercial Bindery: Library Binding in Commercial Bindery Text block loose from covers with sewing broken in several places Spine completely gone Covers torn or partially missing Hard covers for paperbacks – Mylar bindTools We Use: Tools We Use Knives: snap blade, scalpels Bonefolders: bone and teflon Brushes, microspatulas Erasers: Magic Rub, art gum, rubber cement pick up, dry-cleaning powders Most are easy to use, inexpensive, and easy to replaceMaterials and Supplies: Materials and Supplies Wheat starch paste PVA – Poly vinyl acetate/methyl cellulose mixture Japanese Papers Western machine-made paper for hollow tubesRepairs : Repairs Review paper grain Review cutting, tearing, and gluing Hinge in foldouts with Japanese paper and Tyvek Slide17: Exercise #1 Cutting, Tearing, and GluingSlide18: Exercise #2 Hinging Inserts with PVA and TyvekRepair Sewing : Repair Sewing Sew section into pamphlet Sew sections back into book Slide20: Exercise #3 Sew Single SectionsSlide21: Exercise #4 Sew Sections into Text BlockReattach and Repair Spines and Textblocks: Reattach and Repair Spines and Textblocks Reattach broken text block Make a hollow spine Slide23: Exercise #5 Reattaching Text Block Broken in HalfSlide24: Exercise #6 Hollow SpineRepairs: Repairs Repair childrens’ books flat back binding Repair large paper losses Slide26: Exercise #7 Children’s Book Flat Back Binding RepairSlide27: Exercise # 8 Repairing Paper Losses Using Japanese Paper and Wheat StarchConsolidation & Tape Removal : Consolidation & Tape Removal Review of cleaning consolidation of leather Removing: paperclips staples pressure-sensitive tape barcodesHumidification and Flattening: Humidification and Flattening Humidification and flattening testing solubility of printing & manuscript inks in water spray humidification blotter damp pack Slide31: Exercise #9 Testing Solubility of Inks Slide32: Exercise #10 Humidifying and Flattening Paper Workflow Ideas : Workflow Ideas Identify problems Round up the damaged books Communicate about damage Review candidates for repair and perform triage Work in batches Document completed repairsRecommendations: Recommendations Order supplies from reliable sources Get samples before ordering large quantities Buy the best quality you can Buy in larger quantities for best prices or batch order with other libraries Keep all equipment and tools clean and sharp More Recommendations: More Recommendations Always clean up your work area when finished for the day Develop book repair policies and procedures Train staff who are interested in book repair and who have some manual dexterity Integrate book repair activities into department’s responsibilities HAVE FUN!: HAVE FUN! Be patient with yourself while learning It gets easier the more you do it AND The books and your users will thank you!Acknowledgements and Thanks: Acknowledgements and Thanks Illustrations and information is mainly gathered from the following sources: Collection Conservation Treatment: A resource Manual for Program Development and Conservation Technician Training, Compiled by Maralyn Jones, Conservation Department, University of California Berkeley.1993 Lavender, Kenneth. Book Repair:A How to do it Manual, Neal-Schuman Publishers, inc. 2001 Carol Dyal, Pete Merrill-Oldham. Three Basic Book Repair Procedures. N.d. Gaylord Catalog. 2004 Special thanks to: Margit Smith for developing the Basic Book Repair course and laying the foundation for some of the handouts for Intermediate Book Repair. 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