For the 5th year, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
will be holding a series of courses devoted to The Preservation and
collection care for libraries in collaboration with the British
Library - the national library of the United Kingdom, and the
second largest library in the world.
These fascinating courses are for professionals, conservation students and those interested in continuing professional development in this area offering access to relevant training and expertise.
The first one takes place on Thursday, February 28, 2019 and focuses on Damaged books and bound archives, this is followed by a new course for 2019 - Writing and using a preservation policy on Friday, March 8, 2019 and then:
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is internationally
respected for conservation education, including MA Conservation
Studies, and many alumni go on to work in museums and with
collections of global significance.
Lizzie Neville, Head of School of Conservation, commented: "West
Dean College is delighted to be able to support the delivery of
training in this under-resourced area and the excellent reputation
these courses extends beyond the UK, with participants from Europe and as far afield as California and Argentina."
Most courses are half a day or a full day and all take place at the British Library in London. Prices start at £143 and more courses will be added to the schedule during the year.
For further information and booking, see: www.westdean.org.uk or phone the Bookings Office: +44 (0)1243 818300.
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