By Michele Brown
The first 2 participants in our preservation training program for librarians from China, funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, arrived at the beginning of November.
Zhang Lijing is a librarian in the special collections department in the Peking University Library.
Deng Liang is a librarian in the History of Science Collection at Tsinghua University Library.
The first two weeks of their program has focused on the history of western bookbinding, binding case-bound books, and repair of circulating collections.
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Stay turned for Part 2: care and handling, exhibit preparation and disaster planning.