I think most of us understood implicitly that the subject was paper stick-on printable labels the full size of the disc. There was never any question in my mind, and they were a hassle and a problem in the early CD/DVD burning years.
When white printable CDs/DVDs came along and inexpoensive printers, it all got so much better!
But then I am an audio engineer, not a librarian, so no confusion for me.
On Mar 5, 2019, at 7:57 AM, Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> it might be helpful when asking a question or stating your situation,
> that you define and describe what you mean by "label". Do you mean the
> paper label that covers the entire surface that used to be called the
> Stomp On, or a small plastic or metal tag with a bar code or library ID,
> or something else? Tags unbalanced the disc and should never have been
> used anyway The only acceptable ones were small rings that only covered
> the center before the data.
> I am concerned with what Steve Smolian mentioned about white top discs
> Do you mean the printable discs?
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]