Talk:Loose material in or from collection items

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Origins of the article

Edited amalgamation of http://bard.folger.edu/cgi-bin/view.pl/Main/CentralLibrary/GeneralCataloging and http://shcolcatalogingproject.pbworks.com/w/page/45623868/Removing%20loose%20materials

Carrie Smith created the pbworks page following a discussion between her, Heather, and Deborah in September 2011 about whether or not to remove pinned materials to the Curatorial file, the courses of action in the original article regarding removal of anything from the books by the catalogers user:DeborahLeslieDeborah J. Leslie 14:14, 18 March 2014 (EDT)

Things to add

What should readers do if they find loose material in books? --Erin Blake (talk) 18:39, 12 March 2014 (EDT)

Done. Deborah J. Leslie 14:58, 18 March 2014 (EDT)

Instructions for catalogers on how to prepare and mark loose materials for either keeping in books or removing to curatorial file; what to include in the copy note. Include a few examples. Deborah J. Leslie (talk 13:58, 14 March 2014 (EDT)

Done. Add link when available to instructions on writing on collection materials. --Deborah J. Leslie 15:22, 18 March 2014 (EDT)

Discards

Confirm whether case file flags and blank slips of paper are to be silently discarded, or moved to case/curatorial files. --Deborah J. Leslie 18:14, 18 March 2014 (EDT)

Done at meeting with curators: do not discard case file flags; only discard blank slips of paper if they were obviously inserted by Folger staff or readers.--Erin Blake (talk) 16:20, 14 September 2015 (EST)