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Re: microfilm repair? Tom Evans 28 Feb 2006 21:25 UTC

Here is a link to a product we use (microfilm splicing tape), which has proven to be successful:

Tom Evans
Serials Librarian
Canisius College Library
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Phone: 716-888-2932
Fax: 716-888-2887

---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 13:29:14 -0600
>From: Barbara Pope <bpope@PITTSTATE.EDU>
>Subject: [SERIALST] microfilm repair?
>Hi, everyone.  I have a roll of New York Times microfilm from 1967 which
>is torn in a jagged manner.  I discovered it when someone was having
>trouble feeding in another roll of microfilm and getting an error
>message.  Part of the roll of the New York Times film was still in the
>microfilm reader.  I don't understand how film could actually tear,
>because I thought it was tougher than that.  Obviously, I can't repair
>it with tape, because of the acid in tape.  Is there any repair material
>which is appropriate for use on microfilm?  I checked Gaylord, but was
>unable to find anything.
>Thank you.
>Barbara Pope, MALS
>Reference/Periodicals Librarian
>Axe Library
>Pittsburg State University
>Pittsburg KS  66762