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Discuss evolution of writing materials with special reference to India.
“Preservation challenge faced by the libraries in the developing countries is more severe than that in the developed countries”. Describe.
Discuss the inherent characteristics of Birch Bark manuscripts and methods of preserving them.
What is preventative conservation? describe the chemicals used for preservation of library materials.
What are the common varieties of adhesives used in book–binding? Discuss their relative merits. What does Indian Standard IS 3050 prescribe in this regard?
Categorise various types of binding. Differentiate between casing and binding.
Describe the relevance of digitisation with reference to preservation and conservation of Library materials.
Discuss some simple book repair work which can be undertaken in-house by libraries.
prepare brief notes on the following:
a) Clay Tablet
b) Fumigation Process
c) Paper Making Process
d) Leather as Covering Material