In-house bookbinding and repair

Front Cover
Scarecrow Press, Sep 30, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 119 pages
0 Reviews
In-House Bookbinding and Repair is a working document that contains information on setting up both a basic bookbindery and repair lab (i.e. the design, equipment, tools, and supplies needed) and instructions on rebinding and repairing cloth-bound books. Highly illustrated to greater enhance its usefulness, this manual also covers various aspects of book repair and conservation, and contains appendixes on manufacturers and suppliers of materials and products discussed in the text, an extensive Glossary of terms, a separate section on World Wide Web Resources, and a helpful bibliography. This manual will prove valuable to libraries of all sizes and locations. Library managers and administrators will find it a worthwhile resource as they contemplate the utility of an in-house lab. Library staff charged with various aspects of bookbinding and book repair will find the manual to be a practical reference tool. The volume is also designed to be used as a primer for related courses in Library and Information Science Studies programs and may be of interest to individuals interested in private practice.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Process
31
Glossary
93
Manufacturers and Suppliers
105
Copyright

2 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

\Sharon McQueen is assistant professor in the School of Library & Information Science at the University of Kentucky.