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The Role of Risk Assessment in Digitising Special Collections

by Roswitha Ketzer, Collections Conservation Quality Manager, Flavio Marzo, Gulf History Arabic Science Project Conservator, and Jane Pimlott, Preventive Conservator, The British Library, UK

As we go through the process of digitising¬† much the world’s written documentation particularly when dealing with rare books and unique archival documents one must consider carefully the impact of such process on the original documents. Flavio Marzo deals with this issue daily as manager of the project conservator in the Qatar British Library Digitisation Project.

Flavio Marzo will be the instructor for the bookbinding restoration course in San Gemini in the summer of 2013.

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