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Rhode Island School of Design

Student Library Jobs: Book Mender

Book Mender

Job DescriptionBook menders create custom enclosures for selected items in the Library's collections, and learn some book conservation and preservation techniques.

A high degree of proficiency in the techniques learned is expected, as is the ability to work independently and efficiently.  You will gain a basic understanding of the underlying principles of book conservation, book construction and their applications.  Attention to detail is essential. Preference will be given to freshmen and sophomores.

Shifts Available: Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm

Contact: Robert Garzillo, Technical Services, rgarzill@risd.edu (401) 709-5944

All positions filled for the semester. Please check again later.

Guild of Women Binders, 1898 - 1904. Bookbinding: Edward Garnett, 'An imaged world', 1894. (Artstor)