‘Cool’ Way to Restore Books

September 19, 2007 at 5:36 pm 2 comments

Univ. Iowa Library FreezerThe University of Iowa main library has a freezer in it. It’s not for their favorite ice cream or TV dinners either. They are using the freezer to help restore books that have been damaged by water. Freezing the books helps prevent the growth of mold, giving these books a second chance. Check out the full article.

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  • 1. Neena  |  September 22, 2007 at 1:10 am

    Cool! I got a chilly feeling after reading the article. The university of Iowa has come up with a innovative way of restoring books that maybe rather libraries will be using soon!

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  • 2. Jenn Hunt  |  October 1, 2007 at 1:22 am

    This is fantastic information! I’m constantly dropping books in the bath tub. Thanks for sharing.

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