Post Binder

Images and text by Garry Harrison,
Head, Circulating Collections Conservation,
Indiana University Libraries

Web design by Jake Nadal,
former Head, Preservation Department,
Indiana University Libraries

 

 

(Click on this image to begin slide show.)


Treatment criteria:

The post binder is a structure which is often used as a more substantial substitute for a ring binder. Materials must have substantial gutter margin to qualify. The text block either may or may not already have holes for a ring- or post-type binder. Large materials such as atlases are often candidates.


Tools and materials used in this treatment

Tools:

MEASUREpHASE
board shear
knife
ruler or straight edge
glue brush
bone folder
hammer/punch
clamps of some kind
electric drill with 1/4" bit

Materials:

binders board
book cloth
screw posts
PVA mixture or


Using the Manual

To facilitate convenient navigation and use, the procedural parts of this manual are presented in slide show form. As you can see above, clicking on the image shown on each treatment's front page begins the slide show.

Here are the navigational options within each slide. To view this information in illustrated form see the map image below.

Each slide offers the following capabilities:

* Thumbnail images of the entire treatment procedure are in a vertical column to the left. The progression is downward, beginning at the top and ending at the bottom. By clicking on any of these images, you can go to that point in the procedure.

* Clicking on any page's main image opens a larger version of the image in a separate window.

* Button links are provided to return to this page, to go to the next and previous slides in the series, and to go to the complete table of contents for the entire manual.

* The text is dotted with links to tools, materials, glossary terms, and other treatments. Linked text is gray in color and turns red when the pointer encounters it.


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