Book and Paper IG


Discussion of matters related to the preservation and continuing role of books, paper-based materials, and other tangible artifacts in collections. Discussion includes, but is not limited to, library binding, physical quality and treatment. Reports to the PARS Preservation Standards & Practices committee.


Katherine Risseeuw (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 06/22/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The Book and Paper Interest Group consists of two co-chairs and attendees.


Formed as a merger of the Library Binding Discussion Group and the Physical Quality & Treatment of Library Materials Discussion Group in 2008.

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ALCTS values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the Book and Paper Interest Group. Members must be a member of ALA and PARS and have a professional position related to the field of book and paper preservation and/or conservation.