NISO TR01-1995, Environmental Guidelines for the Storage of Paper Records


This technical report suggests environmental parameters that influence the preservation of paper-based records in libraries and archives. Storage parameters addressed include temperature, relative humidity, exposure to light, gaseous contaminants, and particulates. Values and procedures for the various parameters are recommended. An appendix provides information germane to the development of environmental guidelines for storage with a technical summary of information in the literature. A glossary is included.