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How to handle Japanese rare books

Learn how to handle rare books in the library.

Before introducing rare books from our library, let’s learn how to handle Japanese rare books.

Watch the video of Prof. Sasaki explaining the proper way to handle old books and the reasons behind it.

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Also you can find a PDF version of all the steps including scripts in the DOWNLOADS section of the first step of the each week.

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