Proper book shelving and handling techniques, intended to prolong the lives of library general collections, are demonstrated. This 10 minute videotape is based on the Library of Congress 1984 slide/tape production. It is a useful resource for a staff education program--for staff, student assistants and volunteers. Available on DVD and VHS.
An educational video or DVD that demonstrates the proper supplies & cleaning techniques that will prolong the life of books in library collections. This 8-1/2 minute video is intended as a training tool for collections maintenance cleaning teams. Available on DVD and VHS. Photos.
Annual UCSD staff training program is presented in this 74 minute videotape. It can be used as an outline for other libraries interested in developing their own preservation training. For a more complete description of the UCSD training see "Preservation of Library Collections: A Staff Education Program". Available on DVD and VHS.
DVD and VHS copies are available for loan within the UCSD Libraries, or can be purchased from the Preservation Department. Copies are $25 each prepaid, including postage and handling. Shipping outside of the USA requires an additional airmail or standard economy rate charge. Please request rate information by email. Send your video request (indicating whether you want DVD or VHS) & shipping address along with either credit card information (Visa/Mastercard/Amex/Discover), expiration date, name as it appears on card or check payable to the "UC Regents" to:
Geisel Library, 0175N
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0175
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For further information, contact the Preservation Department.
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