Category Archives: Water Leaks

CPR for wet books

As our airconditioning systems are cranking away in the summer heat and humidity, creating condensation build-up on some interior pipes and ducts, as the 2010 hurricane season gets into full swing off the southern/southeastern coasts of the continental U.S., and … Continue reading

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Frozen Pipes/Water Leaks

Most of the United States is experiencing much colder than normal temperatures.  When pipes freeze, water leaks, so make sure you have adequate supplies on hand to deal with a water situation.

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Life support for print materials

While many/most libraries are decreasing the number of print materials they maintain, news reports indicate that the current economic woes are leading many users back to libraries to borrow books rather than buying books online.  Another effect of the financial crises … Continue reading

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Preparedness pays off: two stories from the news

Boston University’s online newspaper contains an article today about how the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX weathered Hurricane Ike with flying colors, despite the beating taken by the island as a result … Continue reading

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