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Conservation of the collections

University of California, Berkeley.

Conservation of the collections

a supplement to The University of California libraries : a plan for development, 1978-88

by University of California, Berkeley.

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Published by University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academic libraries -- California.,
  • Library planning -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUniversity of California.
    ContributionsCalifornia. University. Office of the Executive Director of Universitywide Library Planning.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 leaves.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14664073M


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This can include activities such as security, environmental monitoring, preservation surveys, and more specialized activities such as mass deacidification.; Conservation is the treatment and repair of individual items to slow decay or. The Conservation unit provides preservation and conservation of materials in original format in the University Library's special collections.

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Topics of interest include how to safely dry clean a book and the problems and possible options associated with caring for leather bindings. The Department of Conservation and Preservation is one of the oldest uninterrupted book and paper conservation departments in an academic library.

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