Digital Image Correlation to Determine Shape Deformation of Paper-Based Collections due to Relative Humidity and Temperature

Division of Preservation and Access

Multiple frames of antique books in various states of preservation
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Provided by Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology. 

An applied research project conducted by the Image Permanence Institute that aims to define the permissible limits of relative humidity (RH) for rare books and other library and archival materials that are critical for humanities research.