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Webinar: Basic Book Repair for Libraries

September 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Webinar Description:

Binding quality on books is inconsistent and with day to day handling and repeated circulation books can sustain significant damage. Don’t replace these volumes, fix them. This webinar will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections.

Attendees will learn how to repair common types of damage, such as hinge repair, tipping in loose pages, page mending and spine repair. During the webinar, participants will be able to watch narrated action videos of the repairs with live step by step instructions.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Be familiar with different aspects of book repair for circulating collections
  • Be familiar with book repair tools, supplies, and equipment

About the Presenter:

Marianne S. Hanley is the Preservation Librarian for Syracuse University Libraries. She oversees the operations and manages the essential work of the Preservation Unit. She serves as Principal Investigator for the New York State Conservation/Preservation Grant on behalf of Syracuse University and is Co-Manager of the Disaster Recovery Operations and Emergency Preparedness Planning. Marianne enjoys serving as an instructor for local, regional, and national workshops and webinars on various topics. Marianne holds a Bachelor of Arts from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and a MLS from Syracuse University.

Register via Zoom

**All participants will have the option to request a certificate of attendance for one hour and 30 minutes of contact hours.

All CLRC events are open to CLRC members and members of the Empire State Library Network.


September 16, 2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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