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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 680598, 10 pages
Determination of Indoor Air Quality in Archives and Biodeterioration of the Documentary Heritage
1Laboratory of Preventive Conservation, National Archive of the Republic of Cuba, Compostela 906 esquina San Isidro, Old Havana, P.O. Box 10100, Havana, Cuba
2Departamento de Química, Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas (INIFTA), Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Casilla de Correo 16, Sucursal 4, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
3CONICET, La Plata, Argentina
4Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, UNLP, Casilla de Correo 16, Sucursal 4, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
6Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, UNLP, Casilla de Correo 16, Sucursal 4, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
Received 19 July 2012; Accepted 23 August 2012
Academic Editors: M. T. Rowe and J. Ruiz-Herrera
Copyright © 2012 Sofía Borrego et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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