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Basic handling guidelines
Smith, Katie
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GUA BSICA DE MANIPULACIN George A. Smathers Libraries ANTES DE MANEJAR ARTCULOS Lvese las manos (antes y peridicamente durante el da dependiendo de cun sucios estn los artculos). Despus de lavarse las manos, evite tocarse la cara, el cabello, etctera. Evite la locin y los desinfectantes para manos (la mayora de los desinfectantes tienen sustancias hidratantes ). Evite comer / beber o tener comida alrededor de los artculos mientras trabaja. MIENTRAS ESCANEA LAS IMGENES Use lpices para tomar notas mientras escanea: mantenga lo s bolgrafos lejos de los artculos. Qutese las joyas, los relojes, etctera mientras toma imgenes porque pueden engancharse a los artculos. Para asegurar que el documento est totalmente plano, pose o coloque un obje to ms pesado encima del documento. E lija pesos pequeos y colquelos de manera q ue no los doble No pegue notas post it u otras cintas similaries en los artculos en nign momento. Limpie el soporte de imgenes con agua regularmente y asegrese de que el soporte de las imgenes est completamente seco antes de colocar un elemento. Sujete los elementos con ambas manos cuando los est metiendo y sacando del soporte de imgenes. Evite arras trar un elemento a travs de la mesa. Para piezas de gran tamao, sost enga el documento por las esquinas opuestas y levntelo con cuidado para mover el elemento a su nueva ubicacin. No fuerce los libros cuando estn abiertos mientras se hace la imagen. U se pesos pequeos para abrir el libro. Si es necesario, utilice soportes de cua para soportar la abertura reducida. No doble los elementos mientras escanea Si necesita voltear una pgina que est sujeta con una grapa, broche etctera asegrese de no doblar la pgina en el broche (djelo suelto).


BASIC HANDLING G UIDELINES George A. Smather s Libraries BEFORE HANDLING Wash hands (before and periodically throughout the day depending on how dirty or dusty the items are). After washing hands, try to avoid touching your face, hair, etc. Avoid lotion and hand sanitizers (most sanitizers have moisturizers in them). Avoid eating/drinking or having food around the items while you work. DURING DIGITIZATION Use pencils for taking notes during digitization keep pens away from the items. Remove jewelry, watch es, etc. while digitizing as they can snag the items. If you need to anchor or weight the items down during digitization choose small weights such as curtain weights or balance scale weights, and put them on the items in a way that will not crease or fol d them. Do not stick Post it Notes or other tape like substances on items at any time. Clean the platform with water regularly and make sure that the platform is completely dry before placing an item on it afterwards. Try to support items with both hands w hen you are moving them on and off the platform Avoid dragging an item across a table. For large, oversize pieces of paper hold the document by opposite corners and lift gently to move the item to its new location. When digitizing books, do not force ope n the book any more than it wants to go use the small weights to prop open the book for imaging. If needed, use wedge supports or the cradle to support the reduced opening. Do not crease or fold the items during imaging. If you need to open a manuscript d ocument that is fastened with a staple or paper clip remove staple or paper clip according to the instructions in the Metal Fastener Removal Handout Foam wedge supports can assist in digitizing books. Balance weights can be used to hold down pages during digitization