The Wroblewski Library of
the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Žygimantų g. 1, LT-01102 Vilnius, Lithuania
Telephone +370 5 262 95 37, E-mail

Documents Conservation and Restoration Department

Žygimantų St. 1,  LT-01102 Vilnius
+370 5 212 73 43

Birutė Giedraitienė
Head of Department

The Documents Conservation and Restoration Department was established in 1976. Today it consists of 13 personnel: 8 qualified restorers  and 5 bookbinders-restorers.

Main functions:

  • conservation and restoration of valuable documents stored in the Library: books, maps, manuscripts, parchments, prints, periodicals etc.;
  • binding and rebinding of sets of periodicals;
  • cleaning and restoration of damaged documents;
  • assistance to organizers of exhibitions held in the Library;
  • preparation of documents for digitalization;
  • raising qualification via participation at conferences and seminars,  as well as in Lithuanian and international  restoration  centers;
  • instructing trainees from other institutions;
  • studying documents kept in the Library and preparing publications based on the results of this research;

  • participation in projects implemented in the Library.

Restored documents 

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