JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,
JLS
jlsjlsjls

Treasure care 101

There's a new leak in the roof ... right over the bookcase or the to-read pile on the coffee table? You've just learned that one of your relatives is planning to make a family album by scotchtaping the irreplaceable photos of your ancestors onto construction paper? Some other book/photo/family document incident too horrific to think about?

Then it's time to visit Library of Congress Preservation Dept.'s Caring for Your Collections site ... one-stop shopping for professional tips that won't end up causing greater and permanent damage.

Bookmark this one ... even if you don't need it today, someday the need WILL arise (speaking as someone who was once called into work on Sunday because a sprinkler head had exploded in the circulating collection) and you'll need an answer FAST!
Subscribe

  • Fibre things

    Still here, work still closed to the public and on 4-day weeks, though for May we've switched to closed on Mondays instead of on Fridays. I'm still…

  • Life in the great indoors

    Work has gone to a four-day work week for April (closed on Fridays) and May (closed on Mondays) and we're all encouraged to work at home whenever…

  • From the Cataloguer's Desktop

    The book notes have been piling up so I finally got 'round to posting a new title list over at catdesk … enjoy!!! This entry was…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment