Basic Book Repair for Libraries
Contact: Lauren Mathisen
Fri, 07/15/2011 - 7:30am - 4:30pm
Oregon Garden Resort
895 W. Main Street
Silverton, OR 97381
About the Event
This day-long workshop offered as part of the Support Staff Division conference. See the Conference page for more information and to register.
This is an all day session and there is a $30.00 supply fee in addition to the conference fee of $70-85. Your conference registration comes with breakfast, lunch, admission to the beautiful Oregon Garden and a delightful morning session including a keynote speech by incoming OLA Vice President/President-elect, Abigail Elder.
Presenter: Carolee Harrison, Conservation Technician with Portland State University. Book repair for libraries: a hands-on introduction to book structure, the basics of book mending for circulating collections, and the materials used for long-lasting repairs. Techniques covered will include hinge repair, tipping in pages, spine replacement and recasing. Participants are encouraged to bring their own books to work on; however, please note that work performed in this session is not intended for rare, valuable, or extremely fragile material. The session will also include a discussion on collection maintenance and how to prevent damage to books.
Presented by: Carolee Harrison
Please register for the Support Staff Division Conference online at http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=61760 Registration deadline is July 8th. When you fill out your registration, select Book Mending for all three sessions and include an extra $30 fee for materials.
If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Rea Andrew, OLA-SSD Treasurer, at email@example.com
If you need special accommodations, please notify Lauren Mathisen, SSD Conference Committee Chair, by July 1, 2011 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-534-5666.