During the course you will learn:
Identification of different types of damage and recognition of the causes.
Simple steps for minimising damage.
Understanding appropriate treatment options and decision-making for remedial treatment.
Understanding use of protective enclosures.
Protective exercise in tying tape and making melinex™ wrapper.
Working with conservation volunteers.
Timetable for one day courses held at the British Library in London.
Students should arrive by 9.30am for registration.
Classes are from 9.30 - 4.30pm.
A working lunch in the Foyle Room is included.
One Paperback book height of 22cm x width of 16cm x thickness of 3-4cm and one hardback book standard octavo size 22cm.
Caroline is an accredited freelance library conservator with 38 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.