At 09:51 AM 2007-02-08, Elliott Hancock wrote: >The Jewel Sleeve mentioned in the link >below looks interesting for those of us who have thousands of CDs to >store. It was recommended by someone who uses it for their radio >archive. The Folk Center Archivist is concerned about whether the >material is acid free and safe for long term storage. Anyone know >about or use this product. > >http://www.jewelsleeve.com/cgi-bin/mivavm?../mm5/merchant.mvc Hello, Elliott, I have no hands-on experience with these, but their description says they are made of vinyl which is scary AND it appears that the vinyl touches both surfaces of the CD (both surfaces need to be protected). The standard jewel case and the STiL cases support the disc by the centre hub and do not permit anything to touch the surfaces of the disc (barring a shipment I once had where I'd swear that the CD in jewel case shared the shipping vehicle with a bunch of anvils over a dirt road). Cheers, Richard Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.