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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Find a Conservator

American Institute of Conservation (AIC) -

Regional Alliance for Preservation -


Professional Organizations

American Institute for Conservation (AIC) -

Society of American Archivists -


Abstracts of International Conservation Literature (AATA Online) -

American Institute for Conservation (AIC), Book & Paper Wiki -

American Institute for Conservation (AIC), Resources List -

American Library Association, Preservation Week -

American Library Association, Rare Books and Manuscripts -

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) -

CoOL (Conservation OnLine) -

Library of Congress, Preservation Directorate -

National Archives and Records Administration, Preservation -

National Park Service Conserve O Grams -

Northeast Document and Conservation Center -


Archival Products -

Gaylord Archival -

Hollinger Metal Edge -

Talas -

University Products -