Preservation Area

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Welcome to the Preservation Area of the Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Located in ML3093


The Preservation Area of the Minnesota State University Memorial Library supports the library's mission by offering the following services:

  • Binding
  • Mending
  • Collection Maintenance
  • Preservation Issues and Education
  • Disaster Preparedness and Planning
  • Collection Development
  • Music Binding

For personal binding and preservation needs, the following links may help you:

To learn more about Preservation training at the MSU Memorial Library:

If you find a damp or wet book in the library collection, bring it to the Preservation Department immediately; if it is on the weekend or in the evening, place the book in the freezer, and contact the Preservation Department.

Please refer to these articles for more information:
The Air Drying of Wet Books
The Air Drying of Wet Files and Sheets

Other Preservation / Conservaton Sites