The Soaking Resistance of Electronic Storage Media

@article{Iraci2016TheSR,
  title={The Soaking Resistance of Electronic Storage Media},
  author={Joe Iraci},
  journal={Restaurator. International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={33 - 75}
}
  • J. Iraci
  • Published 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Restaurator. International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material
Abstract In a disaster event involving water, the length of time that collection materials remain wet is a critical factor in determining whether a successful recovery is possible. There is a substantial knowledge base for the water immersion resistance of traditional information carriers such as paper documents but not for electronic storage media. In this study, floppy diskettes, VHS videotapes, optical discs, and flash media, were immersed in different water baths for various time intervals… Expand
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