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Preserving Print Legal Information, Hilary T. Seo Oct 2004

Preserving Print Legal Information, Hilary T. Seo

Preservation Publications and Papers

Ms. Seo reviews the preservation options for print materials and considers current efforts by law and other disciplines. She suggests how law librarians should proceed in the future to address the challenge of preserving deteriorating legal materials in print.


Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands: Establishing An In-House Book Repair Program, Hilary T. Seo Jul 2004

Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands: Establishing An In-House Book Repair Program, Hilary T. Seo

Preservation Outreach and Workshops

Law collections pose some unique problems in terms of their physical care due to filing and updating practices, use patterns and special binding structures such as loose-leafs and pocket parts. This workshop is designed to address specific preservation needs of law collections through lecture, demonstration and hands-on opportunities. Participants will learn the fundamentals of book repair, treatment options and decision-making, and preservation best practices. Emphasis will be placed on moving knowledge into practice through guidelines for establishing institution-appropriate in house book repair programs, by training the trainers in basic book repair techniques and providing all participants with a start-up tool ...


Japanese Painting And National Identity: Okakura Tenshin And His Circle, Victoria Weston Dec 2003

Japanese Painting And National Identity: Okakura Tenshin And His Circle, Victoria Weston

Victoria Weston

Japanese Painting and National Identity is the first monograph in English to address the art and philosophy of a group of Meiji painters regarded by many as seminal figures in the development of modern Japanese painting. Lead by the outspoken and widely published art critic Okakura Tenshin, this group, including artists Yokoyama Taikan, Shimomura Kanzan, Hishida Shunsô, and others, wrestled with the vexing problem of how to modernize traditional media, methods, and styles while keeping the results authentically Japanese. Yet they saw themselves not just as artists but as servants of the nation. Their task, they believed, was to give ...