Learn How to Properly Care For and Handle Rare Books From the Experts at The Met's Thomas J. Watson Library

If you are lucky enough to get to work with old or rare books, you should definitely take the proper precautions to ensure that the books last for years to come. In this short video from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, watch as staff of their Thomas J. Watson Library
explains the best techniques when handling old books.

The staff of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation, Thomas J. Watson Library, has put together this video to assist our patrons in the care and proper handling of library materials. Please follow these guidelines and help us to preserve our collection for years to come.

via The Met

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