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ERIC Number: ED361000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Pages: 176
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-918006-68-6
ISSN: N/A
Managing a Library Binding Program.
Merrill-Oldham, Jan
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)
Association of Research Libraries, 21 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.