deacidification


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de·a·cid·i·fi·ca·tion

(dē'a-sid'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
Removal or neutralization of acid.

deacidification

(dē″ă-sĭd″ĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn) [″ + acidus, sour, + facere, to make]
Neutralization of acidity.
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Through discussions with other music librarians, the authors determined that many music deacidification programs at other libraries selected materials for treatment based upon decade of publication.
Preservation Technologies has offered mass deacidification for 12 years, successfully treating over 1 million items for libraries and archives throughout the world.
Sufficient decarboxylase activity to account for daytime deacidification.
Although by its very name not strictly an item-level treatment, mass deacidification bridges the gap between the invasive item-level repair and the less-invasive collections conservation methods.
And, we need further, rigorous study of the effects of experimental deacidification techniques--and of storage improvements--on the life expectancy of print materials.
Contract notice: Mass deacidification of archival documents for the federal archives
Generally there is little that can be done about internal or inherent characteristics of the documents other than replacing the media through expensive and often imperfect methods of recopying or performing major chemical and physical treatments such as deacidification and encapsulation.
Mass deacidification of written archival / heritage.
However, the effects of deacidification are not necessarily reversible, and, in the case of microfilming programs, some institutions discard the books once they have been filmed.
Contract notice: Benefits of mass deacidification of books from the collections of the bnf.
Contract award: mass deacidification of library and archive for the prussian cultural heritage foundation.
Contract notice: Deacidification of library and archive for the prussian cultural heritage foundation.