Safe re-opening of reading rooms

The aim:

To support our readers, who are already coming back to their study and research, in safe conditions, especially for those who need to consult some rare books that can not be reach anywhere else, in this period, in the same time offering safety of the our employees.

Key milestones:

The number of the users that pass the threshold of the reading room per day and the number the documents consulted in the same period is increasing with more than 10% in this period.

The number of documents cunsulted is bigger due to the quarantine period decrease from 4 days to 1 hour, using the sterilization of books with the purchased equipment.

Professional book sterilization equipments, mandatory in this situation, used to disinfect the books after utilization:

  • Model: Cabinet 900 mm Code CUV1-90
  • Capacity: approx. 90 medium-sized books
  • Dimensions: 1200 x 920 x 420 mm
  • Number of policies: 2
  • Weight 15 KG
  • Voltage 220 V
  • Power 40 W
  • Disinfection method: UVC ozone irradiation
  • UV wavelength: 254 nm
  • Cycle time: 15 min, automatic shut-off, timer (sterilization time can be set)
  • UV protection: Yes
  • Alarm: red signal

Project Outcome:

  • 5 sterilisation equipments in use in the quarantine room.
  • 10% more users.
  • More then 10% documents consulted.
  • Quarantine time significantly reduced.
  • Safe workplace for the librarians.