Study on mass conservation techniques for treatment of library and archives material


Table of contents (49 p.)


prepared by the
Regional Centre of the IFLA Core Programme FAC, Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig, GDR

Edited by Wolfgang Wächter under the supervision of Helmuth Rötzsch

General Information Programme and UNISIST

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

Original: English
PGI-89/WS/14
Paris, September 1989

This document is the photographic reproduction of the author's text

Recommended catalogue entry :

Study on mass conservation techniques for treatment of library and archives material : prepared by the Regional Centre of the IFLA Core Programme FAC, Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig, GDR, edited by Wolfgang Wachter under the supervision of Helmuth Rötzsch /for the/ General Information Programme and UNISIST. - Paris: Unesco, 1989. - 49 p. : 30 cm. - (PGI-89/WS/14)

I - Wachter, Wolfgang
II - Rötzsch, Helmuth
III - Unesco. General Information Programme and UNISIST
IV - Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP)

© Unesco, 1989


Contents


Preface

1. Introduction

2. Damage to library material and its causes

3. The situation in the libraries

4. Methods of conservation

4.1 The diethylzinc (DEZ) method
4.2. The Wei T'o method
4.3. The deacicification system of the Bibliothèque Nationale
4.4. The methods of the British Library in London
4.6. Further developments

5. Methods of restoration

5. 1. The wet treatment
5.2. The possibilities of the leafcasting technique
5.3. The possibilities of the paper-splitting process
5.4. The lamination process - alternatives

6. Conclusive remarks

Bibliography