Updated May 2019 by Doug Smith
What to Put on the Conservation Shelf: Education, LACC and AFA
|Item, type of item or situation||Description of material||Use a
|Add a slip?|
Soft cover publication with 50 or less pages
|Pamphlet binding for scores||
Please add a note to the purple slip saying, "Please bind flat."
|Loose pages||Completely loose pages, pages in a three ring binders||Yes||Yes|
|Spiral binding||Plastic or metal spirals, "Comb" spirals, or "Velo" bindings||Yes||Yes|
|Errata present||Where possible, secure errata to item with a paper clip.||Yes||Yes|
|Stapled binding||Staples may be covered; please check for staples.||Yes||Yes|
|Needs repair||Brittle pages coming loose, cover torn, etc.||Yes||Yes|
|Soft cover volume with media||Item has a sound disc, DVD or CD-ROM. Check with supervisor if item has an audio cassette, computer floppy disk or other legacy media.||Yes||Yes|
|Hard cover volume with loose media||Item has a sound disc, DVD or CD-ROM that does not have a sturdy pocket. Check with supervisor if item has an audio cassette, computer floppy disk or other older media.||Yes||Yes|
When an item in one of the above categories is a RUSH item, do NOT place it on the binding shelf.