For reasons of personal safety, some staff members wish to avoid public display of their real name.Badges are also worn at library conferences to identify attendees, by name and institution, to other participants.
Also spelled A printed, engraved, or photographic device in plastic, metal, paper, or cloth indicating support of a cause, signifying membership or achievement in a group or society, or verifying identity, usually intended to be worn visibly on the person and often preserved as memorabilia (, badges are cataloged as graphic materials.
Also, a removable name tag worn by a library employee who works in public services, identifying the wearer to library patrons.
Also, a conservation treatment in which an additional layer is applied to a flat item to provide support, usually on the reverse side of a weakened sheet.
Also refers to the material added as reinforcement.
Any issue of a periodical that precedes the current issue.