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Re: Microfiche divider guides Lynne Weaver (12 Oct 2006 20:21 UTC)

Re: Microfiche divider guides Lynne Weaver 12 Oct 2006 20:21 UTC

Good grief!  It appears that the guides I've been using aren't made any
longer, either.  They were Avery Index Card Guides: a 4x6 manila card
with a one-third-cut yellow plastic tab with a heavy paper insert, and I
could get them cheap from my office supply store.  I went to the Avery
website, but there's nothing like that or what you're describing,

I did find some self-adhesive plastic tabs with inserts in my office
supplier's catalog.  I also found "blank self-tab card file guides"
there; they come in buff-color, so the tab could be colored with a
highlighter before you write on it.  I guess I'll have to go to one of
those options when I run out of my supply of the old ones.

There are also some "self-tab" ones in the library supply companies'
archival supplies catalogs, but they're about twice the price of the
office supply place, because they're acid-free.

I guess hardly anyone other than libraries is maintaining actual card
files any more!!

Lynne N. Weaver
Serials Coordinator
Lipscomb Library
Randolph-Macon Woman's College
2500 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA  24503
434 947-8396
434 947-8134 Fax

-----Original Message-----
From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
[mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Liptay, June M.
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 11:39 AM
Subject: [SERIALST] Microfiche divider guides

We are in need of more divider guides for our microfiche collection and
I am would like to match our current ones if possible.  However, my
search of standard library supply vendors has been unsuccessful.   What
we are looking for are 4 1/2 inches by 6 inches dividers.  They are
gold-colored, plastic (Mylar?), and have a full-cut, clear insertable
tab across the top. Can anyone help me locate a supplier for these fiche

June Liptay

Cataloger / Bibliographic Control Coordinator

St. Thomas University School of Law Library

16401 NW 37th Ave.  Miami Gardens, FL 33054

phone 305.623-2336 fax 305.623-2337