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Janet Leston Clifford <[log in to unmask]>
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Janet Leston Clifford <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 11 Jan 2022 11:40:44 -0500
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Thank you so much for the link.  It was very helpful and will be great to
use for training new volunteers or staff.

*Janet Leston Clifford*

*she/her/hersCataloger*






*Minerva Cataloging Committee memberSouthwest Harbor Public Library338 Main
StreetPO Box 157Southwest Harbor, ME 04679207-244-7065 voice207-244-3616
fax*
https://www.swhplibrary.org


On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 11:31 AM Sue at Carver Library <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Esther Glass sent me this link directly which explains how to use the tape
> dispenser platform properly:
> https://ideas.demco.com/blog/book-doctor-series-protecting-softcover-books/
> I tried it and it's definitely easier to get a clean cut and also have the
> tape not be too long, just a hair under. I find it scratchy on the hands
> for reading when it sticks out even a little.
>
> It looks like there is such thing as acid-free shelf liner, so maybe that
> would be cheaper than book laminate for things that aren't archival.
>
> Best,
> Sue
>
> Sue McClintock
> Library Director
>
> Carver Memorial Library
> 12 Union St. / P.O. Box 439
> Searsport, ME 04974
> 207-548-2303
> www.carverlibrary.org
>
> *Please note that under the Maine Freedom of Access Act, documents and
> correspondence, including email, relating to library business are likely to
> be regarded as public records and may be subject to request unless
> otherwise made confidential by law.*
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 10:37 AM Janet Leston Clifford <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > We cover our paperbacks in several ways.
> >
> > We have a volunteer who uses DUCK easyLiner which is very forgiving for
> > re-positioning needs.
> >
> > I also have one of those tape dispenser units with the spring loaded
> > platform.  I use it all the time and I am able to get a clean edge on the
> > end near the cutter but sometimes "overshoot" the bottom edge just
> because
> > the tape rolls are not so easy to pull out evenly and slowly.  A nice
> sharp
> > pair of small scissors does the job for getting any overage off after
> > cutting the top and folding the tape over the edge of the paperback
> cover.
> > I'd be happy to take some still photos or make a short video of how I use
> > the device to send to individuals who request.
> >
> > Lewiston has an Italian device for covering their paperbacks...it seems
> to
> > provide a nice result.
> >
> > https://www.colibriusa.com/
> >
> > *Janet Leston Clifford*
> >
> > *she/her/hersCataloger*
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > *Minerva Cataloging Committee memberSouthwest Harbor Public Library338
> Main
> > StreetPO Box 157Southwest Harbor, ME 04679207-244-7065 voice207-244-3616
> > fax*
> > https://www.swhplibrary.org
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM Andrea DeBiase <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > We are going to start covering our paperbacks. Can someone please tell
> > > me what the device is called to help with this process? I don't see it
> > > on the Demco site.
> > >
> > > Thank you!
> > >
> > > Andrea
> > >
> > > --
> > > Andrea DeBiase
> > > Library Director
> > > Carrabassett Valley Public Library
> > > 3209 Carrabassett Dr #3
> > > Carrabassett Valley   ME  04947
> > > PHONE: 207-237-3535
> > >
> > > I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge
> > > Luis Borges
> > >
> >
>

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