[Libs-Or] How to circulate book with loose inserts? (S. by JJ Abrams)
spierson at cclsd.org
Tue Apr 29 10:32:06 PDT 2014
We numbered the pages and inserts 1,2,3,ect. and put an envelope with
them all in the box with the book and hoped for the best.
On 4/28/2014 5:26 PM, Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenney wrote:
> We really struggled with this one in particular, since it also has a
> whimsical cover design that includes fake library stamps and a fake
> call number sticker! I think it was designed as a bad joke on libraries.
> Our imperfect solution was ultimately to fabricate a dustjacket out of
> the slipcover, and paste an envelope containing all of the inserts
> into the back of the book. I'm sure it loses some exploratory
> elements, but other than taking all of the inserts entirely we
> couldn't think of a better way of doing it. We don't check the
> individual inserts when it's returned; we just let them fly.
> Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenney
> Library Director
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> >>> "BCLD Library Director" <director at bakerlib.org> 4/28/2014 5:22 PM >>>
> I see there are several intrepid libraries are circulating the
> Abrams/Dorst concept book "S."(which is issued with 22 loose inserts).
> We at BCLD are unsure quite how to handle it. I'm hoping my wise &
> kind library friends can help.
> ·Are there special techniques used to process & circulate such an item?
> ·Does circulating in the slipcover help?
> ·Is there a system of tracking the inserts or does one just let the
> item fly with the expectation that if it comes back complete, "it was
> meant to be, if not...."
> Thanks in advance for any good counsel.
> As the great Garrison Keillor says, "Be well, do good work, and keep
> in touch."
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