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  • Test set 3 announced

    Battelle begins testing a third round of materials on July 10, 2020. For test set 3, five plastic-based items were selected for Battelle lab testing to examine the length of time the COVID-19 virus may live on materials commonly used in archives, lib...

  • Public Libraries Preparing to Reopen

    The REALM project's primary aim is to create and distribute science-based, authoritative information to inform decisions designed to reduce risk of transmission of COVID-19 to staff and visitors who are engaging in the delivery or use of archival, li...

  • Test 1 results available

    Tests results for hardback book covers, softback book covers, plain paper pages, plastic book covering and DVD cases.