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Preservation, Conservation, Restoration and Digitisation of Library Materials

 
H.S. Chopra (Author)
Synopsis Thousand years ago human beings started expressing their ideas in different languages in Oriental countries. Albeit they started fro the clay-tablets yet were conscious of preserving their writings. Millions of manuscripts, rare documents of ancient, medieval as well as modern times need proper preservation, conservation and restoration. The book covers different aspects such as ‘Loss of human knowledge’; ‘Origin of writing in Oriental countries’; ‘Origin of writing and writing materials of India’; ‘Palm leaf, Birch bark, Parchment, Cloth paintings etc’; ‘Origin of paper and paper making in India’; ‘Inks, adhesives’; ‘Advent of printing technology’; ‘Care and preservation’; ‘Conservation treatment’; ‘Conservation and human foes’ ‘Electronic Technology and digitization of rare documents’. The book will be useful to all types of libraries, manuscript libraries and archives.
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About the author

H.S. Chopra

H.S. Chopra has a rare distinction of holding two doctoral degrees, one is History and the other in Library and Information Science. He has also contributed a number of articles to National and International journals including Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (USA). He has already six books to his credit. Presently he is working as Head in Guru Nanak Dev University Library, Amritsar (Punjab).

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Title Preservation, Conservation, Restoration and Digitisation of Library Materials
Author H.S. Chopra
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8185359180
length 252p., References; Bibliography; 23cm.