Special Collections and University Archives hosts workshops that prepare graduate students for in-depth research with rare books and archives.

An Introduction to Bookbinding

Joan Byers, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
Monday, March 13th, 5:00-7:00pm
Room A003, Mearns Centre for Learning—McPherson Library

This short, two hour talk/workshop will focus on the physical aspects of books--the parts of a book and the importance of each part being made correctly for the set purpose of each book, its readability and longevity. Participants will be encouraged to make one or two introductory sewn pamphlets.

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