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    Initial credits
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    What is your advice for people who want to preserve their antique books?
  • 01:28.299999999999997    |    
    What is a protective box?
  • 01:58    |    
    What resources are available on book conservation and preservation?
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    Which of these resources would you recommend?
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    What should organizations do when they receive donations of antique books?
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    In general, how long does a book last?
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    How can a collection of valuable books be preserved and still used?
  • 06:22.30000000000001    |    
    Final words
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    Final credits

Interview with Evan Knight by Luis Figueroa

New Media  | 22 de julio de 2009  | Vistas: 32

Evan Knight shares his advice on book conservation and preservation. He explains which environments are suitable and unsuitable for storing antique books, emphasizing that books last longer when stored properly and under the right conditions. He describes some of the resources available to the public on book preservation and conservation. He also explains the steps libraries and other institutions should take when receiving donations of antique books as well as how to preserve them while making them available to the public. Finally, Knight discusses the average life span of a book and how different materials affect durability.


Evan Knight is a conservation technician at the Benson Latin American…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín