Stored affected by fire in the library of the Institute of scientific information on social Sciences (INION) RAS valuable from a scientific point of view the post-revolutionary Newspapers taken into the room of the Russian state library (RSL), where it will be cold treatment against fungus, reported the press service of the INION.
FANO: library INION when the fire has lost more than a third of its pandavleni the fire that started in the evening of 30 January, more raged in the Institute is the largest scientific information centre of Russia in the field of social Sciences and Humanities. The fire spread to the area of 2 thousand square meters, has hit the roof and part of the wall. According to the Federal Agency of scientific organizations of Russia, the loss of the Moscow library INION by fire amounted to almost one third of the Fund exceeding 5 million copies. One of the dangerous consequences of an emergency for the survivors, but the soggy when extinguishing fire books and Newspapers became possible fungus.
“In RSL due to the low temperatures of the newspaper will be “cured” from fungus”, - stated in the message.
The cold treatment were taken especially valuable from a scientific point of view documents INION - post-revolutionary Newspapers (1917-1925 years) weighing about a ton. Due to water ingress in some cases, their weight has doubled, says the press service of the INION.
It is expected that at the end of next week to freeze in the freezer of reserve will leave the next part of the documents of the Institute. Books and magazines from not injured in the fire part of the building continue to be transported to the Institute of Economics, RAS.