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Update on Special Collections move – 21st March 2011

March 25, 2011

Here are the key points from last week’s decant activity:

Rare Books

  • Collections moved: Alchemy (started, completed), Bible (started, completed), Buchanan (started, completed), Forbes (started, completed), r17 (started, in progress)

Manuscripts and Muniments

  • Muniments stats: 1583 items were packed and moved, and 1783 items reshelved last week.
  • Manuscripts stats: The decant of manuscripts from the Strong Room is on-going. 370 Burgh items were decanted last week.

Focus this week:

  • On-going preparatory work for Constantine and integration with their work flow. Constantine are currently decanting selected volumes from Stack 3.
  • On-going decant of rare books.
  • On-going decant of manuscripts and muniments.

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