INF 393C.11 - Treatment Techniques for Bound Materials
Graduate standing; Information Studies 392E is strongly recommended.
Basic techniques for care and handling of bound materials including but not limited to sewing structure, minor mends, and enclosures.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
This class will cover the basic principles of book repair and book repair program management for non-rare materials, including:
• Lab safety and procedures
• Book structure
• Basic book repair techniques
• Basic protective enclosures
• Sourcing materials and budgeting
The class will be composed primarily of hands-on work. The major assignment will be a portfolio of models of each technique covered in class. There will be three smaller assignments as well.
Previous year syllabus - https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/Syllabus%20Book%20Lab%20Spring%202015_0.pdf