UHM - Hamilton Library: Preservation (Books)
Description of library/collection
UHM Library Preservation Department cares for the Library's collections
in all formats. By performing highly specialized treatments and taking a
preventative approach to maintaining the University's important research
collection, the Preservation Department insures that collections will be
available for future use.
Description of internship
Internship will be tailored to the preservation interest of the student
and the current projects being worked on in the UHM Library Preservation
Department. All projects include learning about structure of books,
proper handling and storage, assessment of damage and working on
treatment options including: pamphlet binding, boxing, or reformatting.
At least one semester of LIS coursework
Able to work independently with minimal supervision; able to perform work
10 hours a week during Preservation department hours: M-F 8AM - 4PM
Minimum 2 hours per session
Learning/experiential goals or work outcomes expected
Understand the function of a preservation department in a large
Hands-on experience in evaluation of library or archives materials for
A written evaluation will be given using the standard LIS 690 evaluation
form and a feedback session will be scheduled.
One evaluation will be completed at the end of the semester.
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