The specialists from the republican state enterprise “Gylym ordasy” (Almaty city) K.T.Zhurmanova and N.D.Kurmangaliyeva, and also Sh.O.Oralbekov from the state semi-official enterprise “Rukhaniyat – Abu Nasir al-Farabi murazhayi” (Otrar city, the Southern-Kazakhstani region) received certificates about the finishing the School of conservation and restoration of written documents. The study course included the theoretical and practical lessons on the conservation-restoration processes.
The training was carried out in the services of conservation, restoration and binding. The work was done on the books brought with themselves. The specialists mastered the technologies of preservation of documentary heritage: the scientific conservation of documents (the physical-chemical and biological stabilization of documents; the regime for documents’ storage; the temperature-humidity, light, sanitary-hygienic regimes; the technology of disinfectant treatment of documents; the control of environmental parameters etc.), the peculiarities of restoration of rare books and manuscripts, the repair and restoration of leather bindings etc. The students noted the necessity and importance of the work of the given School, and also expressed the desire for mutual professional cooperation in future.