Course:3: Processing
Lesson:Lesson 3: Preservation
Topic:Scrapbooks
 

Scrapbooks

Handling

  • Do not pull volumes from the top, but support them from the bottom when removing them from shelves.
      
  • Use caution when turning pages.
      
  • Use book cradles and supports if possible.

Processing Tasks

  • Store in archival boxes if in good condition.
      
  • If in poor condition, photocopy or microfilm the scrapbook to document its original order; then dismantle.
      
  • Dismantled scrapbook materials should be treated according to the type of material.


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