Have you tried to place a small wedge of paper soaked with distilled water on it? Conservationists have a special type of thick paper that worked great for me with glued on debris. Test on a small piece first. YMMV and all the usual disclaimers. Shai בתאריך 08/08/14 2:06 AM, ציטוט Jeanette Berard: > I have come across an issue I have not previously seen - black lacquer discs with damage related to termites. The discs have debris from consumption of the paper sleeves adhered to ( or perhaps embedded in?) the lacquer. > > Has anyone out there ever encountered this issue? Is it possible to clean these? I have not yet made any tests, right now I'm just gathering information. > > This is a small collection recently received, and no, there aren't any live termites. > > Thanks, > Jeanette > > > > Jeanette Berard, MLS, CA > Special Collections Librarian > Thousand Oaks Library System > (805) 449-2660 xt7328 > [log in to unmask] > -- Cheers Shai Drori Timeless Recordings [log in to unmask] בברכה, שי דרורי מומחה לשימור והמרה של אודיו וידאו וסרטים 8-35 ממ.