Conservation and restorationOnline course

Preservation of books and documents

Estimated time
35 hours

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The online course with certificate Preservation of books and documents systematizes the ways of identifying the pathologies, knowing the precautions to be taken, the methods and procedures to be applied, the prevention techniques and the ways to minimize the damage, carrying out paper repairs.

Language: English

Also available in: Português | Español

Books and documents are part of our cultural heritage and are especially important to us on a personal level, as they can contain invaluable memories

How can we keep our documents and books in good condition for many long years?

General Information

The Preservation of books and documents online course fee includes 24-hour access for an unlimited time to:

  • Lessons for each theme of the program
  • Downloadable texts
  • Explanatory videos
  • Evaluation (1 final questionnaire)
  • Certificate.

In the Preservation of books online course you will learn

At the end of the Preservation of books and documents online course, participants will be able to:

  • know materials, supports and constituent elements of books and documents
  • identify the main pathologies in documents and books and their causes
  • maintenance operations and repairs on documents and books
  • know the methods for the preservation of documents and books

The online course is accompanied by detailed instructions and tutorial videos of all interventions.

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Who should take this online Course? 

This course is intended for all those who have books and graphic documents (archives, libraries, booksellers, collectors) in their custody or for all those who wish to preserve their own books and documents.

No access requirements

Certificate

Certificado de Formação. Entidade CertificadaAt the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued . Know more.

We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.

 

 

The online course price (a single payment) includes all content, assessment and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.

How will you learn?

The Preservation of books and documents course is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence.

However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.

You can consult here the Rules of Operation of Online Courses

How it works

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Immediate start. Access every day, 24 hours a day to all content.

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From any device

Optimized for mobile devices. You just need an internet connection.

Learn anyplace you want!

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For unlimited time

There is no time limit to complete your course. And you can access it whenever you want and as many times as you want.

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Certificate

The course price includes the evaluation and Certificate.

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Preservation of Books Online Course structure

Unit 1 – CONCEPTS AND LEVELS OF OPERATION

  • Preventive Conservation
  • Interventional and curative conservation
  • Restoration

Unit 2 – MATERIALS

2.1. Writing materials old books and documents

2.2. Inks

2.3. Adhesives

2.4. Bookbinding  

Unit 3 – AGENTS OF DETERIORATION

3.1. Main agents of deterioration

3.2. Main agents of damage and loss

3.3. Most common types of damage

Unit 4 – DAMAGE MINIMIZATION AND TECHNIQUES

4.1. Cleaning

Preservation of books by cleaning with brush

4.1.Flattening

4.1. Consolidation and repair of damage

Unit 5 – PRESERVATION OF MATERIALS

5.1. Handling and transportation

5.2. Storage

5.3. Maintenance and cleaning

5.4. Integrated pest management

5.5. Environmental management

5.5.1. Temperature and relative humidity

5.5.2. Light and invisible radiations

5.5.3. Pollutants and contaminants

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