Re: help - can flooded videos be saved!

Rick Faaberg (
Wed, 10 Jul 2002 12:37:11 -0700 (PDT)

On 7/10/02 12:14 PM, "Renee Zurn" <> may have graced
us with:

> A school library in the area was flooded and the media collection got very
> wet. The librarian said that water is running out of all the cases when she
> lifts the videocassettes off the shelves.
> Can these video's be saved? How would she do it? Any and all advise would be
> appreciated since I do not know how to advise her.
> Renee Zurn
> Duluth Public Library
> 520 W. Superior St.
> Duluth MN 55802

Without great expense, the answer would have to be "no". If it's critical,
irreplaceable material, I suppose there's a lab somewhere that would take it
on, but again the $ involved might prohibit that.

Wouldn't your library's insurance cover replacement, btw?