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Friday, December 06, 2013

Cornell History: Soggy books get the deep freeze

Cornell History: Soggy books get the deep freeze  
Cornell News Service  
Librarians freeze 1,600 water-logged books to save them from further damage. The books were among 4,200 volumes soaked when a water main burst in the Engineering. A 25-member task force began separating the pages hurriedly, because wet books allowed to dry unattended become as hard as bricks.

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