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Published by U.M.I. Preservation Division in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English


  • Microfilms -- Library applications,
  • Library materials -- Reproduction,
  • Archival materials -- Reproduction,
  • Paper -- Deterioration

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About the Edition

The video describes how books, newspapers and archives printed on acid paper are prone to decay and looks at microfilming as a solution to the problem. The video describes the steps taken by preservation personnel at UMI. Also four librarians talk about the acid-paper problem.

Edition Notes

ContributionsUniversity Microfilms International. Preservation Division.
LC ClassificationsZ681.3.M53 P76 Video
The Physical Object
Pagination1 videocassette (13 min.)
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18572299M

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