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Workshop on care and display of books

From: Gail Fordham <g.fordham>
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2007
Care and Display of Books Workshop
The Natural History Museum, London
Cromwell Road
South Kensington London
February 15, 2007
10am-5pm

Cost: UKP150 per person

This workshop introduces the key elements of good practice for the
care and display of books through a series of presentations, videos
and practical sessions.  This introductory  workshop is suitable for
Library staff and Archivists and all those with responsibility for
book collections.

Subjects included in the workshop:

    Threats to Library collections
    The Structure of books
    Book Curation
    Basic book repair
    Bindings: materials and spine structures
    Temporary Book Display

The workshop is led by Museum Library Staff:

    Judith Magee, Collection Development Manager, has extensive
    experience of managing and curating large book collections and
    has a special interest in Botanical illustration and Antiquarian
    collections.

    Paul Cooper, Assistant Librarian, has worked in the General and
    Zoology Library for a number of years and has a particular
    interest in printed illustration techniques.

The course fee of UKP150 includes tea, coffee and lunch.

Booking Form:

    Surname:
    First Name:
    Institution:
    Addres us:
    Postcode:
    E-Mail:

    Delete as appropriate:
        I enclose a cheque with the booking form.
        I require an invoice.

    Signature:
    Date:

As spaces for this workshop are limited early booking is advised.
Refunds will not be made for cancellations made after 31 January
2007.

Completed Booking forms should be sent to:

    Gail Fordham
    Library and Information Services
    The Natural History Museum
    Cromwell Road
    London SW7 5BD
    Fax: +44 207 942 5559

Gail Fordham
Departmental Secretary
Library and Information Services
+44 207 942 5267


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