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Re: [BKARTS] Secret book repair

Find the preservation administrator or whoever is in charge of
preservation. Usually they're in tech services. Tell them about what you
do, your qualifications, ... and offer to fix the book. If they have a book
repair operation, let them do it. Show some examples and tell them why they
should send work to you.


At 07:58 PM 3/15/2005, you wrote:
Well then, I guess that's all I have to say about my situation. Please
help me prepare a convincing argument for the library to make the library
allow me to fix this book. Oh, you should bear in mind that I am very shy
and I have trouble saying things to people that sound authoritative. I
mean, I always sound unsure of myself which I guess is why I am asking you
all what you would say if you were in the same situation as me. You can
reply off-list if you think I have just injected a bit of boredom into
this formerly titillating thread. Again, thanks for all the opinions!


Peter D. Verheyen
Bookbinder & Conservator, PA - AIC
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