1 Day Course Outline

Review of Book Structure

Causes of book structure failure

Preservation Issues and concerns for libraries and archives

Discuss repair decisions and basic repair techniques.

Video: How to Operate a Book


  • Repairing torn pages
  • Tip-in loose pages
  • Hinge tightening
  • Reattaching broken hinges
  • Simple spine repair
  • simple pamphlet binding or sewing signatures