Preventing pests by IPM

, 9.30 – 16.30
Conservation Talks and Demonstrations
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Led by David Pinniger, Independent Consultant Entomologist, this study-day provides an introduction to preventing pests through use of integrated pest management.

Course objectives:

  • To introduce the main insect pests which attack collections: what they need to live; how to identify them; the damage they cause; ways to prevent them becoming established
  • Understanding pest environments 
  • Selecting the most appropriate treatments to control pests 
  • Making plans to establish an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programme

The British Library has collaborated with West Dean College to deliver a programme of study days in preservation and collection care for libraries. The programme focuses on Continued Professional Development and is aimed at professionals, conservation students and others interested in furthering their skills in this area. This study day is suitable for anyone with any involvement with, or responsibility for care of libraries, archives and collections.


When: , 9.30 – 16.30
Availability: Limited Availability


Where: British Library St Pancras
Enquiries: +44 (0)1243 818219
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