MEMORIAL LIBRARY, MINNESOTA STATE
UNIVERSITY, MANKATO, MINNESOTA
1. WHAT IS RELATIVE HUMIDITY?
A. A closeness
B. A way of
measuring the moisture content of air
C. The relationship
between moisture and heat
2. WHAT TEMPERATURES ARE BEST FOR
A. The cooler
B. The same
temperatures that man likes
3. HOW SHOULD A BOOK BE REMOVED FROM
A. Pull down
from the top of the spine
B. Ease the
book out with fingers around the spine, midway down the book.
C. It doesn't
matter - just don't drop it
4. WHICH BOOKS SHOULD NOT NORMALLY
fragile or valuable ones
format and thick ones
D. All of
5. WHY SHOULD BOOKS BE SHELVED AT
LEAST SIX INCHES ABOVE FLOOR LEVEL?
B. Keeps books
safe from flooding (especially in Minnesota and North Dakota) and there is less
C. It's too
6. LEATHER DRESSING IS?
A. The latest
B. A solution
to improve the look and condition of leather bindings
C. A way
of decorating leather
7. PRESERVATION MEANS?
a full program of prevention, repair, cleaning, copying and conservation
ozone friendly goods
8. THE STAFF MEMBERS WITH RESPONSIBILITY
FOR THE PRESERVATION OF MATERIALS IN MEMORIAL LIBRARY SHOULD BE?
B. The Director
and her deputy
E. All of
9. HOW LONG ARE BOOKS OFF THE SHELF,
WHEN THEY GO TO HOUCHEN BINDERY?
A. Five months
B. Five days
C. Five weeks
10. WHEN WE PURCHASE A SOFT COVER
NEW BOOK, WHAT CAN WE DO TO PRESERVE IT?
"Bind after cataloging"
C. Use a
polyvinyl adhesive to secure art prints to the pages
D. Use acid
free book plates
E. All of
11. WHAT IS STABLE TEMPERATURES OF
55-64" FAHRENHEIT, CONSTANT HUMIDITY BETWEEN 50-60%, AND A DUST FREE ENVIRONMENT?
A. Ideal condition
for library collections
vital signs at 30,000 feet
C. A Minnesota
12. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DUSTING
C. Lee Ann
E. All of
F. None of
I hope you did well on the quiz.
Please let me know if you have any questions. If you would like
to learn more about Library Preservation,
I would recommend you check out the video in our collection,
"Murder in the Stacks."
Call number Z701.M87 1987.