Analytical Study on Preservation and Conservation Issues and Techniques in selected Technical Universities of Odisha


Prangya Das
Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Bijay Kumar Choudhury
Sambalpur University, Sambalpur


This study evaluates the preservation and conservation techniques and problems faced there in, and the type of physical damages caused to the library resources. The survey method with structured questionnaire followed by interview has been followed for collection of data for this study. The Librarians should apply advance preservation and conservation techniques such as lamination, binding, minor repairs of books before getting deteriorated. A good policy on preservation and conservation of print as well as non-print materials should be formulated. At least semi-professional or professional staff have to be deputed/recruited for preservation of conservation activities.

October 24, 2018