The Brut

Originally posted on Swords & Dorkery:
The oldest book I’ve ever cataloged is this: Here it is, laying in a protective box.    It had languished for some time in the “backlog” of items that never had electronic records created when my library moved from a card catalog to a computer catalog.  This was a very…

Letter to Book Fair

Originally posted on GJ Writing..:
My dear Delhi Book Fair, I am feeling overwhelmed while informing you that I would not be able to see you this year. This is not because my love for you has diminished by a fraction, but because of my forgetfulness and personal priorities. Forgetfulness that I did not mark…

Storage And Formats of Microfilms

Originally posted on Microsystems123:
Microfilm storage must be exceptional. It has a long future yet it must be kept in temperature and moistness regulated environment and left in uncommon fixed compartments. Just working copy ought to be utilized for recovery purposes. Close to five working copies ought to be produced out of the expert copy.…