Some scenes from the move of our archives and special collections: empty shelves contrasted with full book trays on their way to offsite storage. My library will be undergoing a massive renovation early this coming year, and I am the one managing the logistics involved […]
4 flap folder: note the cute (and useful) corner fold-overs. #paperconservation
In case you’re interested, here’s the instructions (in PDF) from Syracuse University Libraries for making these type of “tuxedo” or “phase” boxes. This is a very efficient way of making preservation enclosures, the only trade-off is one set of folds is against the grain, rather than with the grain, but in my experience it doesn’t seem to affect the quality of the construction very much at all.