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Re: [BKARTS] Question re "liquid gloves"

Our collection manager has a question along those lines, which I've
asked elsewhere but seems to be appropriate here as well: is there any
sort of alcohol wipe that would remove grime/oils, yet not leave a
residue?  (and be easier than "please go wash your hands, but we can't
be sure you have, since we're not in the bathroom with you, and anyhow
the soap we're provided with and have no control over is 'with lotion'
so we lose out either way.")

--Marguerite Radhakrishnan

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 8:42 AM, Jet Foncannon <bolu.bolu@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   The fact is, one can't work with books and use any kind of hand emollient
> or softener.  (Many rare book collections realize this.  The Rosenbach
> library, in Philadelphia, requires all visitors to wash their hands before
> viewing the collection.)

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