Long known as the authoritative resource for salvaging artifacts after a disaster, the Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel has been used by museums, libraries, and archives around the world. The FREE mobile app makes the Wheel's invaluable guidance accessible to anyone who is in need of practical advice for saving collections in the first 48 hours after disaster strikes.
The app provides the same reliable content found in the original Wheel, outlining critical stages of disaster response and provides practical salvage tips for nine types of collections, from photographs to natural history specimens. This information can help users protect precious collections and significant records, access reliable information instantly, and save damaged objects. The app was created in partnership with the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training.