Preservation Online Courses

How to Save a Wet USB Flash Drive

Q. We have a USB flash drive that has gotten wet. Is there any way to salvage it? A. Most flash drives will survive water damage since they are usually well sealed and have no battery. Dry the flash drive as much as possible with a paper towel to absorb excess moisture.Then gently pry open...

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Best Way to Preserve Newspapers

Q. We are currently using deacidification spray on our newspaper clippings and then encapsulating them. Is this the best way to preserve newspapers? A. Using a deacidification spray on newspapers will neutralize harmful acids while providing a lasting protective buffer against future acid...

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