By Miriam B. Kahn
Kahn’s consultant provides libraries the instruments they should face any emergency, regardless of the scale or scope.
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Provide some basic training and information about handling wet materials and packing boxes. Stabilizing the environment is the first priority. If facilities maintenance staff are also responsible for this task, provide guidelines and parameters for decreasing the temperature and relative humidity. This is counterintuitive, for most people assume you raise the temperature to dry a structure. Unfortunately, if you raise the temperature, you increase the risk of a mold infection in the building and HVAC system.
Discuss handling and security issues with the company, and designate a member of the disaster response team as liaison for questions and problems. No matter how experienced the disaster response company staff members are, they still require some supervision to prevent theft, damage to books, and to answer questions. Keep a few things in mind. The insurance adjuster has, or appears to have, a lot of control over whom to hire. It is your right to select the contractor you want to do the work based on the bids you receive.
However, it is best to keep equipment off the floor and away from overhead pipes. Computer software, depending upon the medium, can also be dried and cleaned, and then copied. Don’t delay, particularly as pertains to software on any type of magnetic tape. If it dries by itself, then you will not RECOVERING COLLECTIONS AND RESTORING OPERATIONS n be able to operate the tape. If the data and software are stored on other media such as diskettes, optical discs, or removable drives, then you need to open the containers and dry and clean the surfaces carefully.