Chemist Researches Ways to Preserve LOC's Treasures

Submitted by Jaclyn_McKewan on Wed, 06/06/2007 - 13:39

Science Daily reports that an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Florida State University has been invited to serve as the first Preservation Research and Testing Professor in Residence at LOC's Preservation Research & Testing Division. He will be researching ways to slow down degradation of cellulose-based materials, which will allow for better preservation of the library's materials.