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You may notice that some words have different translations (or no translation at all!) according to different dictionaries, which is where we need your help! We are very interested in finding collaborators to help us fill in the gaps in those languages other than English and German, and cross-check existing words in those languages for accuracy.
 
You may notice that some words have different translations (or no translation at all!) according to different dictionaries, which is where we need your help! We are very interested in finding collaborators to help us fill in the gaps in those languages other than English and German, and cross-check existing words in those languages for accuracy.
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''If you'd like to become a wiki editor and participate in the project, please send an email to [http://www.google.com/recaptcha/mailhide/d?k=01wAvDqsVjoqtp-RM9Ult8Wg==&c=u7XUD4LXonO4G9a4mJKDN-PgXKKbTfW2gPwjH8dxGmE= Suzy].''
 
 
==Special Note==
 
This site is currently being updated, with data being transferred over from the original Google Drive spreadsheet. Until this task has been completed, the original spreadsheet version of the dictionary is temporarily accessible. Please visit the [[Google Drive spreadsheet]] page to access this information.
 
  
 
==What is included==
 
==What is included==
Most of the terms from Etherington and Roberts' "Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books". Other terms have also been added from various other dictionaries.
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Most of the terms from Etherington and Roberts' "Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books". Other terms have also been added from various other dictionaries. Currently, the dictionary contains about {{NUMBEROFPAGES}} entries.
  
 
==What is not included==
 
==What is not included==
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This project would not be possible without the generous help of Jenny Hille, Sara Rubinow, and Peter Verheyen, who have all helped with providing corrections and suggestions for improvement.
 
This project would not be possible without the generous help of Jenny Hille, Sara Rubinow, and Peter Verheyen, who have all helped with providing corrections and suggestions for improvement.
  
==View All Pages==
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==View [[Special:AllPages|All Pages]]==
Browse the categories below to view a list of terms in that language.
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Browse the categories below to view a list of terms in that language. You can also search for specific terms using the search box. Please note that most non-English terms do not have their own separate pages yet.
 
 
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[[Category:French]]
 
[[Category:German]]
 
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==Other multilingual resources==
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* [[:Category:English | English words]]
* [http://issuu.com/aecidcultura/docs/conservaci__n_preventiva_para_todos_3dcdd0266f20eb/1 Conservación preventiva para todos. Una guía ilustrada Por Clara López Ruiz y Miguel Cuba Taboada] / "Preventative conservation for all, an illustrated guide"(Languages: Arabic, English, French, Spanish)
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* [[:Category:Danish | Danish words]]
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* [[:Category:Dutch | Dutch words]]
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* [[:Category:French | French words]]
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* [[:Category:German | German words]]
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* [[:Category:Italian | Italian words]]
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* [[:Category:Spanish | Spanish words]]
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* [[:Category:Russian | Russian words]]
  
* [http://www.kb.nl/en/expertise/preservation/kneep-en-bindings-digital-version-of-the-terminology-of-old-bookbindings Kneep in Binding] (Languages: Dutch, English, French, and German) ''Kneep en binding'' is a terminology for the description of constructions of old bookbindings. ''Kneep en Binding'' was published in 1992 by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek for the benefit of book historians, codicologists, and book conservators. It offers a systematically ordered selection of terms to aid the study and description of most types of handmade bookbindings from Western Europe up to 1830."
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==Bibliography of other multilingual resources==
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A full list of other bookbinding, library, archives, and conservation vocabularies is [[bibliography | also available]]. Many of these were used as source material for this project.
  
* The ''Archives Damage Atlas'' is an assessment tool for identifying the kinds of damage that afflict archival materials. It is available as a richly-illustrated PDF in both [http://www.nationaalarchief.nl/sites/default/files/docs/nieuws/archives_damage_atlas.pdf English] and [http://www.metamorfoze.nl/sites/metamorfoze.nl/files/publicatie_documenten/Schadeatlas-archieven_2007.pdf Dutch].
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==Resources for editors==
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A [[editor resources|list of templates, reference shortcuts and other tools]] is available, to help keep the style of the dictionary consistent.
  
==Bibliography==
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==How is the dictionary updated?==
A full list of other bookbinding, library, archives, and conservation vocabularies is [[bibliography | also available]].
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While the initial input of data into this wiki was done in a highly technical and automated way, new words and other updates are done by hand, with love.
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Revision as of 12:17, 13 August 2015

Welcome to the Multilingual Bookbinding and Conservation Dictionary, a project created by Suzy Morgan, book conservator and Preservation Specialist at ASU Libraries, and Peter Verheyen, creator of the Book Arts Web and the BOOK_ARTS-L listserv. It is an international dictionary of bookbinding and conservation terms, free of use to anyone.

The goal of this project is to combine, in one place, all the known bookbinding and book conservation terminology, in as many languages as possible. We are also including both current and archaic terms, to make the dictionary useful for both practicing conservators and bookbinders, as well as book history scholars. There are already a variety of multilingual dictionaries in existence, but none so comprehensive as what we envision for this project. In essence, we have taken every available multilingual dictionary of bookbinding, conservation or library words, and combined them.

We are not seeking to define these terms, but rather provide a simple tool for translating words that can be used together with other tools such as Google Translate. There a variety of bookbinding dictionaries available that already have rich definitions of these terms - definitions are provided only when similar-sounding terms need to be clarified.

You may notice that some words have different translations (or no translation at all!) according to different dictionaries, which is where we need your help! We are very interested in finding collaborators to help us fill in the gaps in those languages other than English and German, and cross-check existing words in those languages for accuracy.

If you'd like to become a wiki editor and participate in the project, please send an email to Suzy, and include your desired user name in the email. If you don't want to be an editor, but still have suggestions for corrections, a compliment, or want new words to be added, please send Suzy an email!


What is included

Most of the terms from Etherington and Roberts' "Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books". Other terms have also been added from various other dictionaries. Currently, the dictionary contains about 4,822 entries.

What is not included

Translations and full descriptions of colors, pigments, or chemicals or other common materials can be found elsewhere on CAMEO: Conservation & Art Materials Encyclopedia Online. Most printmaking and typography terms are not included within the scope of this project, at this time.

Contributors

This project would not be possible without the generous help of Jenny Hille, Sara Rubinow, and Peter Verheyen, who have all helped with providing corrections and suggestions for improvement.

View All Pages

Browse the categories below to view a list of terms in that language. You can also search for specific terms using the search box. Please note that most non-English terms do not have their own separate pages yet.

Bibliography of other multilingual resources

A full list of other bookbinding, library, archives, and conservation vocabularies is also available. Many of these were used as source material for this project.

Resources for editors

A list of templates, reference shortcuts and other tools is available, to help keep the style of the dictionary consistent.

How is the dictionary updated?

While the initial input of data into this wiki was done in a highly technical and automated way, new words and other updates are done by hand, with love.

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