The following information is offered to assist members of the Ohio Northern University faculty and staff who wish to repair or restore books they personally own. This information is not an endorsement of specific companies. The individual is solely responsible for dealing with any companies mentioned.
Persons with simple mending problems may find the following helpful:
- Caring for your collections, by the Library of Congress.
- Book repair: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians, by Kenneth Lavender & Scott Stockton.
Professional conservation services are expensive. Typical charges begin at a minimum of $50.00.
Abshier Bindery, Findlay, Ohio. Phone: 419-423-8719
Heckman Bindery Conservation Unit
Other conservationists can be found on the Library Binding Institute’s homepage