ERIC Number: EJ322422
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Can Library Collections Survive? The Problem of Paper Deterioration.
Schmude, Karl G.
Australian Library Journal, v33 n1 p15-22 Feb 1984
Examines physical deterioration of library collections as result of acidic content of books published since mid-nineteenth century. Dimensions of problem, solutions being developed by libraries, and professional challenges posed by preservation (collection management, organizational structures, technical processes, educational programs) are explored. Response to problem in Australia is indicated. (35 references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Australia