How should a wet book be dried?

Follow these steps:
1. Insert paper towels every 50 pages
2. Stand the book on end.
3. Open only the covers.
4. Frequently turn the book over.
5. Frequently change the paper towels.
6. Ventilate well, with a fan if possible.
7. After dry, use a weight to flatten the book.

Source: 

Milwaukee County Library System Memo, January, 1993.

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