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Preservation Department – Marking

Marking Unit

The Marking unit completes the final physical processing steps – call number labeling, theft stripping and identification stamping – in preparing an item for shelving. Items identified as needing treatment are routed to either Book Repair or Binding. Marking: materials are received from the Serials Acquisitions and Monographic Acquisitions units of the Central Processing Services Department.

Marking Unit