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Purpose: Focuses on both broad and specific preservation issues in libraries. Topics encompass physical collections generally, and occasionally digital preservation issues. We serve academic, public, special, and other types of libraries.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Core Symposium on the Future of Library Binding: Schedule & Speakers

  • 1.  Core Symposium on the Future of Library Binding: Schedule & Speakers

    Posted Jan 11, 2022 09:29 AM
    Dear colleagues,

    We hope you'll join us  on Wednesday January 26th 1-5pm EST for the Core Symposium on the Future of Library Binding. We are happy to announce our speaker line-up and schedule. We will follow  up very soon with registration information (registration is free). In the meantime please feel free to reach out to Miriam Nelson or Mark Coulbourne, Co-Chairs of the Preservation Administrators Interest Group, with any questions.

    Focusing discussion on the current crisis facing the binding industry and its impact on library binding, the symposium will take place in three sections (with short breaks) addressing the state of the industry, library binding standards, and examining current library practices in view of these impending changes. 

    Schedule and Speakers 

    • 1:00pm EST – The State of the Industry
      • Michael Foley,  Director of the University of California Library Bindery
    • 2:00pm EST - Binding Standards
      • Eltoro Davis, Binding and Collections Care Division, at the Library of Congress
      • Eric Monroe, Head, Scientific Library Section, Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress
      • Jacob Nadal, Director for Preservation at Library of Congress
    • 3:00 EST Library Binding in Practice: Library Perspectives and Open Discussion 
      • Andy Hart, MacDonald Director of Preservation, University of Pennsylvania Libraries and Co-Chair of the Preservation Standards & Practices Committee 
      • Karen O'Connell, Coordinator of the Arkansas Center for the Book, Arkansas State Library and Co-Chair of the Preservation Standards & Practices Committee
      • Holly Prochaska, Preservation Librarian, University of Cincinnati Libraries 
      • Shannon Zachary, Head, Department of Preservation and Conservation, University of Michigan Library
    With thanks,

    Miriam Nelson | Director of the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections, Preservation & Digital Initiatives | OHIO University Libraries | Athens, Ohio | 740.593.0715 | | she/her/hers