Old manual got wet

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Wed Sep 3 13:08:00 2003

At 09:57 AM 9/3/03 -0700, you wrote:
>On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, emanuel stiebler wrote:
>> here is the problem:
>> I have an old manual which spent some time in water, and now after it
>> dried out, I have more or less just a piece of wood :(
>> So, how do you guys deal with something like that ? Put it in water
>> again, and try to remove page after page ?
>> Any better ideas ?
>I believe folks have suggested freeze drying in the past? It would
>probably be useful to check with some experienced librarians on this.

   I believe thye only freeze them when they don't hve the tme to dry them
immediately (ie a large collection of books gets soaked). They freeze them
rather than let them dry on their own. They can then thaw and dry them at
their convinence.


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