Managing a Library Binding Program

Managing a Library Binding Program

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Library binding is one of the activities typically included in newly created preservation departments, but librarians continue to discover that transforming a traditional binding program into one that better meets preservation objectives requires considerable investment of time. This resource guide is intended to help libraries review their binding activities from a preservation perspective through the following: (1) suggesting a strategy for gaining expertise through reading and observation; (2) outlining a plan for evaluating the library's and the binder's practices and policies; (3) presenting a strategy for initiating change; and (4) identifying issues that merit attention and discussion. Thirty-six articles dealing with a binding program and relations with a binder are presented. A bibliography lists an additional 18 sources for further reading. (SLD)1951 - The Library Binding Manual, prepared by Louis N. Feipel and Earl Browning of the Joint Committee, is published ... Bakerloc Automatic Cover Positioner, Sulby Minabinda, Polar Paper Cutter, Hydro-Press, Library Binding Back Lininganbsp;...

Title:Managing a Library Binding Program
Author:Jan Merrill-Oldham
Publisher:Association of Research Libr - 1993


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