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·  Clean hands
·  Food and drink
·  Removing books from shelves
·  Carrying
·  Handling
·  Book structures
·  Supporting books in use
·  Note taking
·  Stationery
·  Books not in use
·  Bookmarks
·  Photocopying
·  Shelving books

HANDLING
LIBRARY MATERIAL

Remove books from shelves as shown

{damage caused by 'pulling' a book off a shelf}

{damage caused by 'pulling' a book off a shelf}

{incorrect way of removing a book from a shelf}
Books should not be pulled off the shelves by the headcap…

{torn spine}
…the headcap will fail and the spine will tear

{onward with the show}

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