CE: Intro to Book Repair, Austin, Texas David Terry 28 May 1997 22:04 UTC
There is still space available for this upcoming seminar! Call to register. INTRODUCTION TO BOOK REPAIR Saturday, June 7, 1997 AUSTIN, TEXAS Sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Library and Information Science This full day workshop is intended to introduce participants to the variety of considerations which are necessary to undertake in an on-site book repair operation. They will have the opportunity to practice a number of basic hands-on book repair techniques, and discuss which options may be best suited to the particular needs of their institution, collections and users. Participants will be furnished with a list of suppliers, catalogs, and a small preservation tool kit ($45 value) to take with them. This seminar is a introductory hands-on workshop aimed at librarians, archivists, and staff who have an interest in learning the nuts and bolts of book repair. PROGRAM Saturday, June 7, 1997, UT Collection Deposit Library, Austin, Texas 8:30-9:00 Registration and coffee 9:00-11:30 Morning Session o Basic book structure and decision-making o Discussion of book repair, housing supplies, options, and set-up o Tear repair o Hinge tightening 11:30-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-5:00 Afternoon Session o Tip-ins and Hinge-ons o Paperback reinforcement o Endsheet replacement o Wrap-up and questions The speaker for this workshop is Catherine Aster, collections conservation librarian for the General Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin. She is responsible for all physical treatment decisions concerning library materials, training branch library and preservation department staff in basic through advanced book repair techniques, and the supervision of bindery preparation, book repair and in-house pamphlet binding units. Ms. Aster also guest lectures in the GSLIS Preservation and Conservation Studies, and she has taught hands-on workshops in Utah and Texas. Ms. Aster's previous work experience includes conservator positions at Brigham Young University, Yale University and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at UT-Austin. She had been a professional associate in the American Institute for Conservation since 1991. Cost for the workshop is $195.00, or $175 each for a group of three or more. Fee includes supplies, catalogs and other handouts, a $45.00 value preservation toolkit, and refreshments (lunch on your own). REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 20. Pre-payment is required. A waiting list will be kept in case of cancellations. For information or registration form, contact David Terry <email@example.com>, phone (512) 471-8806, fax (512) 471-3971. Please include your mailing address (and/or fax number for quickest response). Telephoned and faxed registrations will be accepted with credit card (Visa/Mastercard only), or a check may follow by mail.