August 1985. The tapes are intended to supplement training in basic conservation procedures. The tapes are as follows:
Books in General Collections: Recasing, with Don Etherington (79 minutes). Procedure for reattaching a textblock into its case.
Books in General Collections: Paper Repair and Pockets, with Robert Milevski (81 minutes). Paste-making, determining grain direction, mending with Japanese paper and with heat-set tissue, making pockets for maps and other loose inserts.
Pamphlet Binding, with Jan Merrill-Oldham (60 minutes). Several different pamphlet binding styles for different kinds of pamphlets.
Surface Cleaning, Encapsulation, and Jacket-Making, with Judith Fortson (80 minutes). Demonstration of appropriate techniques for these activities.
Protective Enclosure: Portfolios and Boxes, with Robert Espinosa (114 minutes). Construction of phase boxes and clamshell (double-tray) boxes.
Protective Enclosure: Simple Wrappers, with Lynn Jones (52 minutes). Construction of light-weight enclosures.
Available from: LC Marketing office, Washington, DC 20540 US. +1 202 707 5112. Individual VHS programs cost US$30 each, except Portfolios and Boxes, which costs US$40; special price for the full set is US$150.
New York State Archives and Records Administration (NYSARA). Let the Record Show: Practical Uses for Historical Documents. Albany, NY: SARA, 1988.
New York University. Handle with Care, 1988.
VHS NTSC color videotape, 4 minutes. Discusses the appropriate handling of books. Available from Preservation office, Bobst Library, New York University, 10 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 US. US$39.
University College London. The School of Library, Archive and Information Studies. Electronic Records in the New Millennium: Managing Records for Businesses and Government, 1995.
VHS video (Part 1 20 minutes, Part 2 55 minutes) with teaching notes and discussion guidelines. This video is available in PAL, NTSC or SECAM formats for £55 per copy, including airmail postage. Please send orders and remittance in sterling to SLAIS, University College London, Henry Morley Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6B UK. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Université du Québec à Montreal. Preventive Conservation in Museums: Disaster Contingency Planning, 1995.
VHS NTSC color, 21 minutes. This video focuses on disaster planning, prevention and recovery for museum collections. Available from: Universitè du Quèbec á Montrèal, Audiovisual Department, Product Services, Box 8888, Station Centre-Ville,