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SOLINET workshops

From: Alicia Riley-Walden <ariley>
Date: Friday, March 20, 1998
SOLINET is pleased to introduce our Spring 1998 preservation
workshop schedule;

Library Binding for Preservation: This one day session will provide
the tools you need to make appropriate library binding decisions
that balance your preservation goals and your financial realities.
Topics covered include: book structure and modern book
manufacturing, what really happens as the bindery, working with your
binder, evaluating and writing contracts.

Instructors for this session are Sharla Richards, Preservation Field
Service Officer, SOLINET and JC. Noyes, Marketing Manager,
Bridgeport National Bindery.

The workshop is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 1998 from 9 a.m. -
4 p.m. at Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

Cost is $85 for SOLINET members ($75 early bird, $110 late
registration); $125 Non-SOLINET members & FEDLINK ($115 early bird,
$150 late).

Preserving Scarce Resources: A Wellness Program for Libraries and
Archives: Preservation, as the maintenance of collections, has a
role in all types of libraries:  it's a means of protecting the
investment in your collections.  This session provides an
introduction to the principles of preservation in libraries and
archives.  It emphasizes preventive measures, and outlines the
components of a comprehensive preservation program. The instructor
is Julie Arnott, Manager of Preservation Services at SOLINET.

Cosponsored and partially funded by the Panhandle Library Access
Network (PLAN), the workshop is scheduled for Friday, May 8 from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL.

Cost is $85 for SOLINET members ($75 early bird, $110 late
registration); $125 Non-SOLINET members & FEDLINK ($115 early bird,
$150 late).

Note:  PLAN members may be eligible for a special rate, please
contact PLAN at 904-233-9051 for details.

Intermediate Book Repair: This 2-day hands-on workshop is designed
to hone repair skills learned in Fundamentals of Book Repair.
Participants are able to practice more advanced techniques for
general collections repair, as well as construct enclosures for
special collections. Discussion addresses treatment decision making,
properties of adhesives, and managing a book repair operation.

Participation in SOLINET's Fundamentals of Book Repair workshop is a
prerequisite for registration. Instructors are Sharla Richards and
Christine Wiseman, SOLINET Preservation Field Service Officers.

The workshop will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday May 19-20, 1998
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Public Library,
Hattiesburg, MS

Cost is 145 for SOLINET members ($135 early bird, $170 late
registration); $205 Non-SOLINET members & FEDLINK ($195 early bird,
$230 late).

For further information or to register, please contact Andrew Jones
at 1-800-999-8558 or andrew_jones [at] solinet__net

Partial funding for these workshops has been provided by a grant
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of
Preservation and Access.

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