Library Binding Standards
The Library Binding Institute has initiated and participated in standards development for nearly seventy years, including the latest library binding standard, ANSI /NISO/ LBI Library Binding Standard, Z39.78-2000.
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Update Guide to the ANSI/NISO/LBI Library Binding Standard Now Available!
The updated "Guide to the ANSI /NISO/ LBI Library Binding Standard" by Jan Merrill-Oldham and Paul Parisi has just been released by the American Library Association. Click here for a PDF version of the guide.