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close this book Prevention and treatment of mold in library collections with an emphasis on tropical climates: A RAMP study
View the document Preface
View the document Acknowledgements
close this folder 1. Introduction
View the document 1.1 Climate
View the document 1.2 Materials
View the document 1.3 Modifying the environment
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close this folder 2. Mold
View the document 2.1 Structure of mold
close this folder 2.2 Environmental and nutritional factors in growth and survival
View the document 2.2.1 Temperature
View the document 2.2.2 Moisture
View the document 2.2.3 Nutrients
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close this folder 3. Implications for library materials
close this folder 3.1 Vulnerability of materials
View the document 3.1.1 Paper - cellulose, sizes, coatings
View the document 3.1.2 Bookcloth
View the document 3.1.3 Leather
View the document 3.1.4 Adhesives
View the document 3.1.5 Film and related materials
close this folder 3.2 Environmental factors
View the document 3.2.1 Circulation
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close this folder 4. Prevention
close this folder 4.1 Building design and modification
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View the document 4.1.2 Structural considerations in environmental modification
close this folder 4.2 Interior modifications in existing facilities
View the document 4.2.1 Location of stack and storage areas
View the document 4.2.2 Stack arrangement
View the document 4.2.3 Localized environmental modification
View the document 4.2.4 Creating microclimates in cabinets and cases
View the document 4.3 Stack maintenance
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close this folder 5. Fungicides and fumigation
View the document 5.1 Fungicides
View the document 5.2 Fumigation
View the document 5.3 Toxicity of fumigants
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close this folder 6. Treatment
close this folder 6.1 Small outbreaks - localized high relative humidity
View the document 6.1.1 Books
View the document 6.1.2 Unbound materials (documents, maps, works of art on paper)
View the document 6.1.3 Photographs, negatives and microfilm
View the document 6.1.4 General area
close this folder 6.2 Moderate outbreaks - Major and prolonged periods of high humidity or minor flooding
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close this folder 6.3 Major outbreaks - Major flooding and prolonged exposure
View the document 6.3.1 Priorities and planning
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View the document 6.3.3 Freezing
View the document 6.3.4 Drying
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close this folder 7. Equipment and supplies
View the document 7.1 Monitoring equipment
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View the document 8. Selected bibliography

Literature cited

1. Dennis Allsopp. "Biology and Growth Requirements of Mould and Other Deteriogenic Fungi." Journal of Society of Archivists, Vol. 7:8 October, 1985. p.530

2. R.A. St. George, et al. "Biological Agents of Deterioration." Deterioration of Materials, Greathouse & Wessel, p. 179.

3. St. George, p. 183.

4. T.D. Beckwith, et al. "Deterioration of Paper: The Cause and Effect of Foxing." UCLA Publications in the Biological Sciences. Vol.1:13, 1940. p.331.

5. L.A. Belyakova. "The Mold Species and Their Injurious Effects on Various Book Materials." Collection of Materials on the Preservation of Library Resources, Nos. 2 & 3. Translated from Russian, National Science Foundation and Council on Library Resources, 1964. pp. 183-184.

6. Dard Hunter. Papermaking, the History and Technique of an Ancient Craft. New York, Dover, 1978. p. 154.

7. Beckwith, pp. 299-300.

8. Hideo Asai. "Microbiological Studies on Conservation of Paper and Related Cultural Property: Part I." Studies in Conservation, No. 23, March, 1984. pp. 33-39. In Japanese. Abstracted in English in Art and Archaelogy Technical Abstracts.

9. St. George, p. 186.

10. Belyakova, p. 73.

11. St. George, p.186.

12. G. Sykes. Disinfection and Sterilization. London, Spon. p.183.

13. St. George, p. 186-187.