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Disaster Recovery Workshop
Posted on October 2, 2009 by Veronica Martzahl

This week, the Tufts Libraries hosted a disaster recovery workshop with Gregor Trinkaus-Randall of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. It sounds boring, but trust me, sometimes workshops are like playing with crafts in kindergarten. We hosed down piles of old books, records, and newspapers, and then did our best to rescue the (very valuable, of course!) damp materials. There’s nothing like destruction in a good cause.

Check out our gallery of photos from the event to see librarians and archivists having fun with water and electricity. Here’s a teaser:

drying books curling in front of a fan

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