Rutgers University Libraries Insect and Pest Directory site is designed to
introduce users to the types of insects, pests and rodents that may
damage the RUL collection.
The site is separated into three sections:
This section is composed of photos and descriptions of the likely
insects and pests that could damage a library collection.
A recommended set of instructions for Access Services employees to
undertake if they have a pest infested item. Preservation issues
are presented to illustrate the process and give introductory
directions on what to do with a pest infested item. Employees
should consult their supervisor immediately if such an item is brought
in or found.
RUL wishes to thank
Dr. Frank Carle and the staff at the Rutgers University Entomological
Museum for their help in putting this site together.
- Links: A list
of sources that were used in the development of this web site.
Visit these sites for more information on this topic.
For more information on the museum visit http://rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/museum.htm
Rutgers University Libraries' Insect and Pest Directory developed by:
RUL Collection Management Group
Last updated: 2/17/2009