How do I clean my grooved discs?

See Maintaining Playback Equipment and Cleaning Audio Visual Materials.

For cleaning grooved and optical discs (i.e., acetate, lacquer, shellac, and vinyl records; CDs; DVDs), use canned air to blow away dust. See Cleaning Lacquer Discs (Northeast Document Conservation Center) if it is necessary to clean mold or waxy exudates on grooved discs.

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2021
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