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The Changing Book: Transitions in Design, Production, and Preservation / Edition 1

The Changing Book: Transitions in Design, Production, and Preservation / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780789034601
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/29/2007
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.34(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Nancy E. Kraft is Head of the Preservation Department for the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Holly Martin Huffman is Director of the Mason City Public Library in Mason City, Iowa.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Craft Bookbinding in Chicago and Iowa: Ellen Gates Starr and the Hull House Bindery, the Hertzberg Bindery and Bill Anthony (Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler)
  • Historical Background of Book Conservation: The Past Forty Years (Don Etherington)
  • The Kennicott Bible: Its Illumination, Binding, Conservation Problems and Repair (Christopher Clarkson)
  • e-Miles to Go and Promises to Keep (Walter Cybulski)
  • Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers? The Faculty Answer (Yvonne Carignan)
  • The Future of Literature: Complex Surfaces of Electronic Texts and Print Books (N. Katherine Hayles)
  • End of Paper: Electronic Book Technologies (Kim White and Sarah Townsend)
  • Bookcraft Education: A Panel Presentation (Panelists: Anna Embree, Mark Andersson, Consuela Metzger, and Julia Leonard)
  • Bill Anthony’s Influence on Apprentices: A Panel Discussion (Panelists: Bill Minter, Mark Esser, Larry Yerkes, Annie Tremmel Wilcox, and Sally Key)
  • World View of Book Conservation (John F. Dean)
  • From Pothi to Pixels and Back Again: The Book in Tibet (James R. Canary)
  • The Role of Book Design in the Changing Book (DJ Stout)
  • Conservation and Book Arts (Pamela Spitzmueller)
  • Signal to Noise (Timothy C. Ely)
  • Alkaline Paper versus Acidic Paper in Current Publishing: A Preliminary Analysis (Jeanne M. Drewes)
  • Book Conservation Within Library Preservation (Roberta Pilette)
  • Historical Background of Print/Bind on Demand (James M. Larsen)
  • On Demand Book Production with New Technologies (Paul Parisi)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

What People are Saying About This

Leslie Johnston

EXCEPTIONALLY INFORMATIVE on the history and trends in bookmaking, bookbinding, conservation, and preservation. . . . The chapters on book production are PARTICULARLY INSTRUCTIVE, especially for those of us who are not familiar with the processes. . . . AN EXCELLENT OVERVIEW of the past, present, and future of book production and preservation. (Leslie Johnston, MA, Head of Digital Access Services, University of Virginia Library

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