British library

Damaged books and bound archives with Caroline Bendix

Ref: BL32



This training day is aimed at librarians and archivists. It provides an overview of how books and bound archives become damaged, considers actions to minimise damage, and describes first steps to address common forms of damage. The training day is led by Caroline Bendix ACR (Independent Conservator). Please ensure that you bring with you on the day: One Paperback book height of 20cm x width of 13cm x thickness of 2-3cm and one Hardback book standard octavo size 22 cm. For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0)1243 818219 or The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the second largest library in the world.


Caroline Bendix

Caroline is an accredited freelance library conservator with 33 years' experience working for major national conservation bodies (many on a continuing consultancy basis), cathedrals, churches, synagogues, learned societies/institutions, museums, historic houses, private collections, universities, municipal collections, schools, the Government, Historic Royal Palaces and independent libraries.

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