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Public Notice: these notes are solely for convenience of Boreham Library staff and do not constitute an endorsement, review, criticism, or recommendation for products listed.  The needs and experiences of this library may or may not apply to any other library or use.  Certain vendors may be excluded solely for reasons of financial handling of transactions within our campus system or state contract commitments, and not because of any inappropriate behavior on their parts.

Office Supplies


processing labels based on Avery Copier 5351 labels (1x2 13/16", 33/sheet, 3300/bx)

AVOID store brand as they have not been suitable for our use.


Keyboard drawer/manager: the articulated, swinging arm, with mouse tray attaching to either side, slides out, adjusts up and down.  Fellowes S1286146 Standard articulating keyboard manager (O.D. #558501).


Sharpie white paint pens, fine point (Michael's, not OD or Staples)



Library Supplies


Label protectors


label protectors: KAPCO type LP010, 1 1/2x4"


CD/DVD cases


CD/DVD cases: the smooth/slick cases allow labels/pockets to stick properly. 

Do NOT order cases with more than 2 discs; they do not hold up. However, you can tape up to 3 together (single and two doubles, or two doubles). More are likely to tear apart. 

     Use volumes if more discs are present without a suitable case.



single disc cases with smooth inside fronts: Progo 50 Pack Standard Black Single DVD Cases 14MM

double disc cases with smooth inside fronts: AcePlus standard DVD case 14mm double with hinged trays (10 pieces)


Round CD/DVD custom labels


CD/DVD round custom labels: Demco 1 1/2" imprinted round paper label  P128-1184, 500/rl, 2 rl minimum.  These are a custom imprint order from a sole source vendor.

Top: Boreham Library

Bottom: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith


Checkpoint security targets


American Theft Prevention Products 40mm (1 1/2" square) 9.5MHz rolls of 2000 "Compatible with Checkpoint"


Mat replacement for rotary trimmers


Amazon for Carol RM-18/2 21-inch cutting mat for all 18-inch trimmers



Archival Supplies


Print boxes 24x36x3 Gaylord MB-ACOSB2436 duracoat




Document Storage Cases, Hollinger Tan Board

10360HT-A 3     Legal Doc Case      15.25 x 10.25 x 5

10380HT-A 3 Slim Legal Doc Case 15.25 X 10.25 X 5.5

Document Storage Cases, Light Grey Board

10360HG 3     Legal Doc Case     15 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 5

10380HG 3     Slim Legal Doc Case 15 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 2 1/2    

Newspaper & Oversized Storage Boxes, Hollinger Tan

10535HT-A 3     Newspaper Storage Box 18 1/2L X 13 1/2W X 3

10545HT-A 3     Newspaper Storage Box 23L X 17W X3H

10550HT-A 3     Newspaper Storage Box 25 X 19 X 2 1/2


From CF as of January 2012:

In Pebley, there are currently 4 books in boxes that were ordered from commercial suppliers.  The dimensions of the boxes in inches are as follows:

16 3/4 x 12 x 1"     9 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 3/4"        8 1/4 x 6 x 1 1/2"        19 1/4 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/2"

 There are other identifiable books now in the collection with the following dimensions in inches that could benefit from a box in terms of condition and use:

 3 items of dimensions  9 1/4 x 6 x 1"       2 items with dimensions of  5 1/2 x 8 x 1"              1 item of  5 3/4 x 9 x 2 1/2"   I item of  6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 1 3/4"

1 item of dimensions  8 x 5 1/4 x 1"          1 item of dimensions  5 3/4 x 8 x 1 1/2"






radios: Motorola MH230R 23-Mile Range 22-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) Amazon ASIN B001UE6MIO

with charger & AC cable (cannot get compatible generic cable; tried Radio Shack already)



Our headphone policy:  bulky and odd color = less theft, less breakage. Trim and elegant = more theft, more breakage.

We average a dozen a year with breakage/theft.


HamiltonBuhl SC-7V headphones with volume control




HamiltonBuhl HA7M

same with mic $16.99



Olympus WS-311M (removable cover section reveals a USB connector)

Olympus WS-500 (newer model of 311M, USB connector is slide-out, or use cable instead)


microfilm reader/printers

Specialty Lamp Depot  https://www.specialtylampdepot.com/login.php

DDL lamps for Canon MS 300 and Minolta MS 6000


Digital videocameras:

Besteker Portable HD 1080P IR Night vision 24.0 MP digital camera camcorder with DV 3.0 TFT LCD rotation touch screen




sign holder: Displays2go floor-standing sign holder (as in restrooms). CMP1117S from Amazon

     Other free-standing stationary sign holders have not held up due to handling; these S-curve units are moved at least twice a day and are very sturdy.


Barcode Scanners


Metrologic Voyager 9540CG METMK954072A38

with Auto-Trigger and Code Gate (auto in stand, trigger-only out of stand) with USB POS (Point of sale connection to computer is USB port)

readily available (the last 2 digits may differ due to color; 40 is black) with a shopping search for under $150


Metrologic Voyager 9535  MET953539B5M38 (gray with extended memory) wireless use. USB portable Bluetooth wireless connection, battery powered in charging stand.  Use Bayscan (get quote first).  Takes some configuration.  Out of production.  Replaced with newer model:


Honeywell Voyager 1202g wireless, USB connection/charging for base unit.  Replaceable battery.  Available via Amazon & other sources; see the Voyager 1202g manual (local) to program.


1202G Battery - 1202G Battery - Spare Module Type Honeywell 1202G Replacement Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Barcode Scanner Battery

Added from cutratebatteries.com



Computer Accessories


Quicklook See-Thru Mouse Pad Medium 7 1/2"H x9 1/2"W x1/8"D  Demco WS14940800





Canon MX-700 inkjet printer/scanner/fax

black uses type 5 PGBK cartridges

colors use type 8 cartridges

these are available from the state contract supplier


Canon MX870 multi-function inkjet printer/scanner/fax

PGI-220BK (big black cartridge), CLI-221BK or C or M or Y


In the event of problems, use Control Panel > Printers > Canon (select printer) > Properties and select the Maintenance tab.

Use the cleaning functions to see if this clears up the problem.  If printing is still poor, replace the cartridge(s) affected and retain the cartridge(s) for exchange as defective (mark as defective!).


Star TSP650 thermal printer

see the manual http://uafs.iii.com/screens/man_starTSP650printer.html

Used at Circulation Desk.

This printer has no ribbon.  It takes standard single-ply thermal paper rolls 80mm / 3 inches wide (much the same as cash registers using thermal paper, so that should work).

PROTECT THE THERMAL PAPER FROM LIGHT until inserted into printer.


Zebra TLP2844

Zebra TLP2844 printer for serials receiving labels and routing lists. This is a 30 character per line thermal transfer ribbon printer, parallel interface, using rolls of labels, and a ribbon.  Source vendor: Bayscan.

manual is http://uafs.iii.com/screens/man_zebraprinter.html#printer


Ribbon: 5319 performance wax 02300BK08407 ( 800130.003 ) ribbon 3.31" x 244 ft black for most jobs.


Ribbon Wax 3.3 x 84mm  Replacement Item No. 05319GS08407

Replaces part # 05319BK08407 & 800130-003 now 5319 Premium Wax

(do not use thermaltagsandlabels.com)

Labels: for serials and honorees: part 800230-206  measuring 3"w x 2"h, cust.no. Z-SELECT 4000T

or: TT Label 3 x 2  Replaces 800230-205  Item No. 10009529   BX of 6 (larger roll so may account for 206/205 difference, still 3x2" perforated, 1370/rl


Labels: for books (spine and big label) from Bayscan or Computype http://www.computype.com/en/Products/Library-Labels/Spine-Labels.aspx


WARNING: This printer and support will be discontinued end of Oct. 2015 in favor of GC420 series


HP P1606DN laser printer


Jason's laser printer (provided but not supplied by I.T.) uses 78A toner cartridges (CE278A for 1 pack, CD278D for 2 pack) for 2100 pages

HOWEVER Office Depot refurbished OC78JP claims 3000 pages for about same price as 1 pack #118267


Scanners (image/OCR)


Canon CanoScan 8800F

Basic scanner, no document feeder option.  USB connection.  Current vendors CDW-G, Amazon.


Epson Perfection 4490

Scanner with optional document feeder. 

Our experience (with public users) is a high attrition rate and not cost-effective to repair; do not order this Epson model again.



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