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Do I need to wear gloves in the archives? A helpful flow chart

To glove or not to glove… Although this funny chart comes from an archives blog, it touches upon a contentious issue in the world of historic and special collections libraries as well: the use of the “white glove”. For an article on common misperceptions about the use of these gloves, see http://archive.ifla.org/VI/4/news/ipnn37.pdf

Derangement and Description

Feel free to print this out for your archives or send a copy to every journalist you know. Click through for a high-res version.

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January 17, 2014 · 11:38 am