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Workshop on conservation binding

From: Susan M. Melnick <smm>
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 1995
Introduction to Conservation Bookbinding
Nov 15-16, 1995
Conservation Lab, Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Regional Library Center has scheduled a workshop
entitled "Introduction to Conservation Bookbinding."  The workshop
will be taught by Melissa McAfee, Preservation Librarian, University
of Pittsburgh.

This two day hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to
conservation book repair methods and their applications. Each
participant will learn how to do a rebacking, a repair method in
which the original covers of the book are retained, as well as a
complete rebinding. Other simple repairs including cleaning methods,
paper repairs, and tip-ins will be covered. Bookbinding supplies and
equipment will also be discussed.   The course is limited to 8
registrants.

For more information, call Beth Balogh at 412.825.0600/mbb [at] prlc__org.

This workshop is underwritten in part by the National Endowment for
the Humanities.

Susan M. Melnick

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