Handling and Care of Scores

You may recall my ranting on about the marking up that has to be removed at ‘rubbing-out parties’. The problem is exacerbated by the number of old mark-ups that remain in scripts from previous users. Unfortunately SHS is responsible for the state of the scores when they are returned to the lenders.

ScoresThe picture here is a real example of a returned score, admittedly an extreme one, but not the only such page found! I don’t know if this is ‘old’ or ‘new’ marking up, the point is that SHS, as last borrower, could be charged to remove it!

There are a number of ways you can help: Firstly when you get a new score rub-out any and all ‘old’ mark-ups; secondly try to be frugal with your own markups; thirdly use a B pencil (or softer) – never use H or (heaven forbid) pen; finally, if possible remove your markups before handing the score back.

Your help will save hours and hours of tedious work and Handling and Care of Scores will be greatly appreciated.

SHS Librarian

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