Staff‎ > ‎

Publications & Presentations

Karen Vidler (PM, AICCM)

Publications

Vidler, K (2016) Board Reattachment Techniques for Small Bindings, In Morocco Bound: Journal of the Australian Craft Bookbinders, May, pp.3-6

Vidler, K (2015) How To Read Bookbinding Leather, In Skin Deep: Newsletter of J.Hewit & Sons, UK
http://www.hewit.com/skin_deep/?volume=39&article=1#article

Vidler, K (2014) How To Read Bookbinding Leather, In Morocco Bound: Journal of the Australian Craft Bookbinders, November, pp.5-8.


Vidler, K (2013) The Proeschel Conservation Project: The National Library of Australia, Canberra. See Blogposts

Vidler, K and Calman, O (2013) Board Reattachment for Acid Decay Damaged Bindings: Board Sutures, In Morocco Bound: Journal of the Australian Craft Bookbinders, December, pp.5-8.

Vidler, K (2012) The Use of Leather Dressings in Archives Conservation In ARCmagazine (Archives & Records Association UK & Ireland), No. 280, December, pp.25-26.

Vidler, K (2012) Whats Wrong with Bookbinding Leather Anyway? In Skin Deep, Vol.33, Spring [Online]
http://www.hewit.com/skin_deep/?volume=33&article=3#article

Vidler, K (2008) The Leather Conservation Centre: A New Facility Opens In ICON News, March, Issue 21, pp.27-28.

Vidler, K (2007) What's the Damage? Understanding Bookbinding Leather Deterioration In The Bookbinder, Vol.20, pp.5-8.

Neville, E and Vidler, K (2007) Conservation of the Swarthmore Manuscripts In Edinburgh Conference Papers 2006, Proceedings from the first international conference of (ICON) The Institute of Conservation, Book and Paper Group, 26-29th July 2006, pp.203-210.

Rutherston, J and Vidler, K (2006) Two Women, One Large Qur'an, So Little Time: The Conservation of a 15th Century Mamluk Qur'an In (AIC) American Institute for Conservation, Book and Paper Group Annual, Vol25, pp.71-77.
http://cool.conservation-us.org/coolaic/sg/bpg/annual/v25/bp25-17.pdf


Vidler, K (2006) The Mamluk Qur'an Leaves In The Making of the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art at the Victoria and Albert Museum. South Kensington: V&A Publications, pp.112-114.

Vidler, K. (2006) Conservation of a Tortoiseshell Book Cover In The New Bookbinder, Vol.26, pp.26-28.

Workshops
Vidler, K and Lampard, C (2013) Paper Repair for Bookbinders. Two-day workshop for The Society of Bookbinders/Designer Bookbinders Joint Workshop Series. Northampton Central Library, 23rd - 24th February. Repeated due to popularity May 2013.

Vidler, K and West, J (2011) Book Repair for Librarians. One-day workshop presented to 10 members of Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries (ABTAPL). Birmingham Central Library, 19th June.

Vidler, K (2010) Conservation of Leather Bindings: Five-day workshop on the theory and practice of preservation and conservation of leather and parchment bookbindings. Delivered to 25 Conservator-Restorers, Librarians and Archivists working in Archives across Croatia. Held at the Croatian State Archive, Zagreb, 14th-18th June.

Vidler, K (2009) Step Away From That Leather Dressing: Some Current Practices in the Conservation of Leather Bookbindings. One-day workshop presented to 60 Book Conservators, Bookbinders and Conservation Students for the Society of Bookbinders, London, 18th February.

Presentations
Vidler, K (2013) How to Read Bookbinding Leather. Presentation to the Education & Training Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, Headingley Leeds, 29th - 31st August, 2013.

Vidler, K (2010) Acid Decay in Leather: The Conservators Problem. Presentation to the 113th Conference (SLTC) Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists, Sheffied, 25th September.

Vidler, K (2010) Understanding Acid Decay in Bookbinding Leather. Presentation (and distribution of survey form) to the 2nd Conference, (ICON) Institute for Conservation,  Book, Paper and Photographic Group, Cardiff, 24-26th March.

Vidler, K (2009) Conservation of Leather Bookbindings at The Leather Conservation Centre. Presentation to Society of Bookbinder East Anglia Region 'Cover Story' Exhibition and Conference, The University of Northampton, 21st February.

Vidler, K (2009) Step Away From That Leather Dressing: Some Current Practices in the Conservation of Leather Bookbindings. One day workshop presented to Society of Bookbinders, London, 18th February.

Vidler, K (2008) Tools Used in Bookbinding and Book Conservation. Presentation to (TATHS) Tools and Trades History Society 25th Annual Conference, University of Reading, Reading, 4-6th July.

Neville, E and Vidler, K (2006) Conservation of the Swarthmore Manuscripts.Presentation to the First International Conference, (ICON) Institute of Conservation, Book and Paper Group, 26-29th July.

Vidler, K (2001) Making of the Medieval Booklet: An Early Vellum Account Book Style. Presentation and demonstration for (IPC) Institute for Paper Conservation 'Conservation of the Stationery Binding' workshop, Public Record Office, Kew, 24th March.


top of page