Paper Preservation  and Restoration Centre Head of Department of Restoration  National Library of Latvia Iveta Daugule
Preservation concept: <ul><ul><li>Preservation of national heritage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care for the most demanded ...
Functions of Restoration   Department: <ul><ul><li>T o restore damaged material in library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T o ...
 
Before rest o ration
After restoration
Department of Restoration  in the new building
Paper Preservation Centre  Silakrogs
Paper Preservation Centre Technical building
Paper Preservation Centre Technical building
 
 
 
<ul><ul><li>Current situation of stocks of archives, museums, libraries has been evaluated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Euro...
Analysis of damage situation: <ul><li>Considerable damage to the paper (brittle paper, ink corrosion) – 15% </li></ul><ul>...
 
M ethods of document processing: <ul><li>M ass deacidification </li></ul><ul><li>P aper stabilization by a paper splitting...
Deac i dification camera
 
The Paper Splitting  Machine
 
 
Possible costs per unit, using German model: <ul><li>Mass deacidification (per kg of deacidified material)  – 7.02 EUR </l...
Staff members :   <ul><li>Technical director – 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Head conservator – 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Administration –...
Thank you !   [email_address]
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Paper Preservation

  1. 1. Paper Preservation and Restoration Centre Head of Department of Restoration National Library of Latvia Iveta Daugule
  2. 2. Preservation concept: <ul><ul><li>Preservation of national heritage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care for the most demanded heritage materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation of the Unique exemplar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure the physical and intellectual entirety of the printed collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate the research, development of the collection, as well as secure its accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To use the intellectual potential of the material for educational purposes </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Functions of Restoration Department: <ul><ul><li>T o restore damaged material in library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T o facilitate conservation and restoration of historic material in National Library of Latvia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T o secure appropriate conditions for material repositories – and consult professionals from other libraries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T o consult other libraries in questions relating to paper and book restoration </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Before rest o ration
  5. 6. After restoration
  6. 7. Department of Restoration in the new building
  7. 8. Paper Preservation Centre Silakrogs
  8. 9. Paper Preservation Centre Technical building
  9. 10. Paper Preservation Centre Technical building
  10. 14. <ul><ul><li>Current situation of stocks of archives, museums, libraries has been evaluated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European experience has been studied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible methods of preservation and restoration have been compared and evaluated </li></ul></ul>
  11. 15. Analysis of damage situation: <ul><li>Considerable damage to the paper (brittle paper, ink corrosion) – 15% </li></ul><ul><li>Mildew, mold – 4% </li></ul><ul><li>Considerable damage to the binding – 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Acidic paper – 70% </li></ul>
  12. 17. M ethods of document processing: <ul><li>M ass deacidification </li></ul><ul><li>P aper stabilization by a paper splitting machine </li></ul>
  13. 18. Deac i dification camera
  14. 20. The Paper Splitting Machine
  15. 23. Possible costs per unit, using German model: <ul><li>Mass deacidification (per kg of deacidified material) – 7.02 EUR </li></ul><ul><li>Paper stabilization (per sheet A4) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>– 0.94 EUR </li></ul></ul>
  16. 24. Staff members : <ul><li>Technical director – 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Head conservator – 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Administration – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Engineer s – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified sp e cialists – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Assistants – 15 </li></ul>
  17. 25. Thank you ! [email_address]

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