Solutions – Bibliography – Mold

Chamberlain, William R. “A New Approach to Treating Fungus in Small Libraries.” Abbey Newsletter 15, no. 7 (1991). http://cool.conservation-us.org/byorg/abbey/an/an15/an15-7/an15-707.html                                                                                       Notes: A practical article describing the response to a mold outbreak and the preventative measures that were subsequently undertaken at the Virginia State Library (USA).

Florian, Mary-Lou. Heritage Eaters: Insects and Fungi in Heritage Collections. James & James Publishers, 1997.

McCrady, Ellen. “Mold As A Threat to Human Health.” Abbey Newsletter 18, no. 6 (1994). http://cool.conservation-us.org/byorg/abbey/an/an18/an18-6/an18-602.html
Notes: A short article on mold as a workplace hazard for library and archival workers. Summarizes articles relevant to the subject and anecdotes from the field.

Motylewsky, Karen. “Pest, Insect & Fungus Management – Conference Notes.” 1994 http://cool.conservation-us.org/byauth/motylewski/pestnote.html

National Park Service. Causes, Detection, and Prevention of Mold and Mildew on Textiles . Conserve-O-Gram , 16/1 (1993). https://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/16-01.pdf

National Park Service. Mold and Mildew: Prevention of Microorganism Growth in Museum Collections.” Conserve O Gram, 3/4  http://www.archives.gov/preservation/conservation/mold-prevention.html.

Nyberg, Sandra. Invasion of the Giant Spore. SOLINET Preservation Program , leaflet no. 5. Atlanta, GA: Southeastern Library Network, 1987.
Notes: An updated version of this leaflet (emphasizing preventive activities and non-chemical treatment is available from SOLINET on its web page at http://cool.conservation-us.org/byauth/nyberg/spore.html or from Alicia Riley-Walden Preservation Administrative Assistant, SOLNET Preservation Services, 1438 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30309-2955 (email:Alicia_riley-walden@solnet.net or ariley@solnet.net . The older version of the leaflet gives a good summary of mold prevention and treatment, and also presents detailed information on various chemical treatment methods that in most cases would no longer be recommended.

Price, Lois Olcott. Managing a Mold Invasion: Guidelines For Disaster Response. CCAHA Technical Series, No. 1. Philadelphia, PA: Conservation Centre For Art and Historic Artifacts, 1996. http://www.ccaha.org/uploads/media_items/managing-a-mold-invasion-guidelines-for-disaster-response.original.pdf
Notes: An excellent summary of response and recovery techniques. Includes a good bibliography that cites articles on the effects of fumigation on collections.

State Library of Victoria. “Information Sheet No. 3 Guidelines for Dealing With Mould.” http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/Dealing%20with%20mould_0.pdf

Strang, Thomas J. K. “Psocids or “Book Lice”: A Warning of Dampness.” CCI Note 3/4, Canadian Conservation Institute, (1998). https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/cci-icc/documents/services/conservation-preservation-publications/canadian-conservation-institute-notes/3-4-eng.pdf?WT.contentAuthority=4.4.10

Strang, Thomas J. K., and John E. Dawson. “Controlling Museum Fungal Problems.” Canadian Conservation Institute Technical Bulletin, Canadian Conservation Institute, 1991. http://lib.hku.hk/hkpages/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/fungal.pdf

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