StaffGuide: Preservation

Preservation information and resources

Preservation Week

Preservation Week is celebrated annually during the last week of April. The program's website has additional preservation resources and information.

  • Started in 2010
  • Observed nationally and annually
  • Initiative of ALA’s Association of Library Collections and Content Services (ALCTS)
  • Goal: create awareness about preservation needs
  • Inspire libraries, archives, museums, communities, families, and individuals to take active role in preservation

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Organizations

Find a Conservator

American Institute of Conservation (AIC) - https://www.culturalheritage.org/membership/find-a-conservator

Regional Alliance for Preservation - http://www.rap-arcc.org/services

 

Professional Organizations

American Institute for Conservation (AIC) - https://www.culturalheritage.org/

Society of American Archivists - http://www2.archivists.org/

Reference

Abstracts of International Conservation Literature (AATA Online) - http://aata.getty.edu

American Institute for Conservation (AIC), Book & Paper Wiki - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/Book_%26_Paper

American Institute for Conservation (AIC), Resources List - http://www.culturalheritage.org/resources

American Library Association, Preservation Week - http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek

American Library Association, Rare Books and Manuscripts - http://rbms.info/

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) - https://www.canada.ca/en/conservation-institute.html

CoOL (Conservation OnLine) - http://cool.conservation-us.org/

Library of Congress, Preservation Directorate - http://www.loc.gov/preservation/

National Archives and Records Administration, Preservation - https://www.archives.gov/preservation

National Park Service Conserve O Grams - https://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/cons_toc.html

Northeast Document and Conservation Center - https://www.nedcc.org/

Supplies

Archival Products - http://www.archival.com

Gaylord Archival - http://www.gaylord.com/

Hollinger Metal Edge - http://www.hollingermetaledge.com/

Talas - http://www.talasonline.com/

University Products - https://www.universityproducts.com/