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Preservation in Libraries: Principles, Strategies, and Practice
     

Preservation in Libraries: Principles, Strategies, and Practice

by Ross R. Harvey, D. R. Harvey, Douglas R. Harvey
 
This book presents the causes, nature, and extent of the preservation problem, paying particular attention to the physical deterioration of library materials. It looks at preventive measures by examining why materials deteriorate and offers models for integrating preservation into all aspects of library management.

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This book presents the causes, nature, and extent of the preservation problem, paying particular attention to the physical deterioration of library materials. It looks at preventive measures by examining why materials deteriorate and offers models for integrating preservation into all aspects of library management.

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A comprehensive guide to integrating preservation policy into all aspects of library management, for both practicing and student information specialists. It covers all aspects of preservation from the causes of the problem, to disaster preparedness, to the latest preservation technologies. The emphasis is on the preventive aspects of preservation--how to stop the deterioration problem before it starts. A companion volume, Preservation in Libraries: A Reader (608-9, $50), is also available. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780862916329
Publisher:
K. G. Saur Verlag GmbH & Company
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Series:
Topics in Library and Information Studies
Pages:
270

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