Updated May 2019 by Doug Smith
What to Put on the Conservation Shelf: Library West and Marston Science Library
Library West and Marston Science Library all require that sound discs, CD-ROMs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs be placed in separate, barcoded cases. Items with this type of media are never sent to Preservation solely because of the non-print accompanying media.
|Item, type of item or situation||Description of material||Use a
Soft cover publication with 50 or less pages
Where possible, secure errata to item with a paper clip.
|Loose pages||Completely loose pages, pages in a three ring binder||Yes||Yes|
|Spiral binding||Plastic or metal spirals, "Comb" spirals, or "Velo" bindings||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||In the event that the item has an audio cassette, 3 1/2 floppy disk, phonograph record, or other media not list above, check with your supervisor.||Yes||Yes|
|Hard cover volume with loose media||In the event that the item has an audio cassette, 3 1/2 floppy disk, phonograph record, or other media not list above, check with your supervisor.||Yes||Yes|
*If one of the above categories comes with supplemental media, place print document on Binding Shelf, while placing media on appropriate processing shelf. The print document and media do NOT need to stay together.