American University of Beirut

Conservation & Preservation Section University Libraries
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Conservation and Preservation Section (CPS) at the AUB Libraries focuses on the protection and care of AUB's cultural heritage, including the Early Printed Books, Maps, Manuscripts, Photos and Posters stored in the Archives and Special Collections. The CPS also takes care of repairing the circulating materials that are stored in the General stacks.

The purpose of the CPS is to take preventive measures to slow the deterioration of materials and to main​tain and repair the print collections at the UL.
In this perspective, specific Policies and Te​chniques, g​​​​oing from Simple to Advanced Repairs, are followed.  Read More

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