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Tips and Tools for Repairing Book Spines

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November
2020
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  Book preservation has never been more imperative than today given our world’s migration towards digital media. Regardless of whether you are a librarian, a teacher, or just an avid reader with a book collection—it can be hard not to notice some of the books you own are deteriorating with age. Most books face issues such as a gap between the pages and a spine, loose pages and covers, and a damaged book spine. When it comes to book repair, Chromalabel has the tools that can be incredibly helpful for repair such as book binding tape to rejuvenate the spine....

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Librarians Share Their Book Repair Tips

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May
2019
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Books are critical sources of secondary information. Most of us possess considerable knowledge because we had the opportunity to access various books in our school library and read them. The books that we were reading were old, which means that they had been used by other people before us. This is a clear indication that most of the books that we were using had received maximum care and protection. Many librarians understand how to protect books so that they can be used by other generations. Book binding repair is one of the essential methods that librarians use to make sure that...

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3 Book Repair Options Or Hardcover Lovers

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May
2019
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For those of us who love to hold a real, hardcover book it is no surprise to hear from the Association of American Publishers that ebook sales have been declining over recent years. At the same time, there was a rise in sales for both paperback and hardback books.   Why do we love hardcovers? They are easy to hold. They are easy to read. They are easy to share. In addition, everyone knows that hardcover books make perfect gifts, and they are easy to ship all over the world.   You may notice that some of your most loved...

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Words Can (Get) Hurt -- The Most Common Types of Damage to Books

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April
2019
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The printed word still holds a place in the hearts of many around the world. Though e-reading devices are getting more affordable over time, we all know that there is something irreplaceable about a physical piece of text. Unfortunately, these living documents are highly vulnerable to damage. These types of damage vary widely, as do their fixes. Whether you work for a museum or are simply an avid reader, you may have come across some of these wear and tear woes. Crunched CornersIt happens. Someone somewhere along the way dropped your favorite novel, and now one of the corners is...

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