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Subject: Shelving books spine up

Shelving books spine up

From: Joseph Jones <jjones>
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 1998
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Can someone point me to standards, manuals, or guides to good
practice that outline the harmfulness and undesirability of
placing/shelving books with the spine upward? I know this is bad
practice, it's just that I would like some supporting documentation
before I comment on what is being done.

Joseph Jones
University of British Columbia Library

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