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August 26, 2010

Artifact and Rare Book Handling: To Glove or Not to Glove?

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Lori Williamson @ 7:11 am

When handling rare and often valuable historic objects and books, are gloves always necessary? Object Curator Matt Anderson and Acquisitions Librarian Patrick Coleman discuss when gloves are helpful versus when they do more harm than good; several specific examples are shown.

 
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