Roy Lichtenstein : a retrospective : National Gallery of Art, October 14-January 13, East Building. (OCLC #819413342)

We keep small government documents like this one (88 x 88 mm) in envelopes on the shelf, but put the barcode directly on the piece (in case they get separated). Sometimes there isn’t enough room to put it on there without covering important information (the SuDoc and Depository stickers were already present when the piece came to cataloging).

I brought this piece to a meeting, and several options were suggested:

  • Put the card in a small binder and barcode that?
  • Encapsulate?
  • Enclose in a smaller envelope, and barcode that?
  • Barcode the envelope?
  • Barcode the envelope, with a note indicating to check for the piece?

I brought it to the labeling technician, who just trimmed some of the white sticker around the barcode so that it fit:

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