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Fundamentals of AV Preservation - Chapter 5

Section 3: First Response Steps 

Notes

5 Peter Brothers,  “Magnetic Tapes Can Survive Flood Exposure,” http://www.specsbros.com/disaster-recovery-magnetic-tapes-can-survive-flood-exposure.html.

6 Be sure you have approval from your insurance provider before attempting to move or salvage collections. In some cases an adjuster may need to come survey the disaster site first.

7 See “Disaster Recovery – First Actions for Film, Tape, and Discs,” amianet.org, https://amianet.org/wp-content/uploads/Resource-Disaster-Recover-First-Actions.pdf

8 Adapted from the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, “First Aid for Water Damage.” https://www.nfsa.gov.au/first-aid-water-damage 

 

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