The Book Repair Unit repairs and protects library materials.
List of Treatments
Box and other custom enclosures
End papers replacement
Damaged corner repair
Hinge tightening and repair
The above list of treatments is standard in many academic libraries. We follow procedures described in Book Repair: A How-To-Do-It Manual by Kenneth Lavender and Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books: Their Design & Construction by Don Etherington and Margaret Brown. Supplies used for treatment are of the highest quality and are planned to be reversible, per standards of practice outlined by the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
A few good online repair manuals are:
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